Things you don’t say if you believe #BlackLivesMatter

“Well, he shouldn’t have been pointing his fake gun at people in the park.” “We (white people) don’t get all mad just because some white person was shot.” “Those people (protestors) are just trying to cause trouble.” “I don’t care if you’re black, white, blue or…

In which I reality-check you hard (in my head)

After thinking this post over in my head before writing it, it’s clear to me I need to stop getting on the line while still in bed lest I be exposed to so much great news so early in my day. I haven’t even brushed my…

25 tweets that sum up the #creationdebate

I missed the Creation Versus Evolution Debate tonight on account of the Spaghetti Factory being awesome. But I caught up on Twitter a bit later and found no shortage of commentary (#socialmedia for the win). Now I *did* actually watch listen to the 2:43:32 recording…

Two truths and a lie

Two of these stories actually happened; one happened only in my head. *     *     * One. Up front: I keep this household under control. None of that status-quo-society’s-expectations-of-who-we-should-be crap. I don’t “have to” do the dishes. I can come home late from…

One quarter of a donut and a glass half full

PEOPLEEEEE — it’s the last flippin day of January and I’m freaking out! Thirty-one straight days of blogging has kept me up ’til late at night. I sacrificed the season finale of Bad Girls Club the other night to write. #Janblogaday, you’re ruthless. Day 31: Favourite……

Regret moments, not years

Day 27 of #Janblogaday: Regret.  I don’t regret anything in my life. I believe that every experience I’ve had, all my mistakes, all my successes have been for a reason. And if nothing else, they’ve helped to guide me and shape me in life and have…

Toothpaste tube wars

Day 16 of #Janblogaday: I would do anything for love… but I won’t do that. // Little guest post from the hus… because I would do anythingggg for love 🙂 *          *         * This is a real and recent conversation I had to have with…