The trouble with labels is we only judge and forget we have judgement.
Caution: Trigger warning. Honest dialog about sexual assault.
My friend and I spent the weekend in Vegas. During one of our conversations, she said she didn’t understand why people seem to be dating with contingencies or backups. I told her she’d been married too long and didn’t know how savage the dating world really is. But the more I thought about it, I […]
My dearest daughter, It’s election season and your mom is stuck in her election spin cycle. It’s a time when I pay attention to a bunch of people who tell me they know what’s best for me. These people don’t know me or my particular issues, but this is part of democracy in action. I […]
This morning, I was watching the news and they reported on an organization right around the corner that had few toy donations. They said that they may actually have to turn away children in need. I almost cried. I still remember years ago when my mother was in the military that some mysterious philanthropic donor bought toys […]
Once, in a creative writing class, I wrote a satire piece about Hillary Clinton in the presidential race against Arnold Schwarzenegger. I thought it was clever and cheeky, but never did I believe that either would run for office. Anyone who knows me, knows that I absolutely love talking politics, but now I find that […]
This case pulls at my heartstrings. Politically, I am pro-choice, I am personally pro-life. Meaning should I ever be pregnant, I would choose to carry the child to term, but I firmly believe others have to deal with their own personal feeling when it comes to pregnancy. For me, I see both sides. First, a […]
“It’s not fair”, you’ll eventually declare one day when things don’t go your way. And you’ll hear me say. “Life isn’t fair, sweetheart.” You’ll go away mad and convinced that I’m only saying that to hurt you. But how can I blame you? Our sense of right, wrong and fair is very balanced throughout childhood. […]