I have to hop on here and say something. This world, and in this case, this country, is crazy. Here are a few examples: A woman walks into her neighbor's apartment and kills him, but only gets 10 years prison sentence. Note: murderer is white, victim is black. Judge hugged murderer after the sentencing. Hugged … Continue reading The World Today is Crazy
I haven't been able to write for a while now. I try to express myself on social media and even that has been meh at best. There's just so much I want to say... yet when I go to say it I find I don't have the words. Even when I'm trying to have a … Continue reading When there are no words
I've been asked this question so many times over my adulthood. It's typically in response to outrage over injustice or unethical behavior. My first response used to be if I don't who will? Now I want to ask - why don't you care? One of the most common things I see on social media is … Continue reading Why Do I Care?
concentration camp noun Definition : a place where large numbers of people (such as prisoners of war, political prisoners, refugees, or the members of an ethnic or religious minority) are detained or confined under armed guard —used especially in reference to camps created by the Nazis in World War II for the internment and persecution … Continue reading Concentration Camps in America
With the recent arrest of baseball player Obudel Herrera for simple assault (alleged) of his girlfriend, the subject of domestic violence is back in the headlines. A common mantra played out on social media is "she's probably lying" by those who would rather assume the situation is all a big lie. Below are statistics on … Continue reading Domestic Violence and Victim Blaming Too Often Go Together
Sorry for the break in blogging - life has been pleasantly busy. First, my family and friends surprised me with a 50th birthday party. It was wonderful to be surrounded by those I love. Plus, I was given the gift of my very own hammock! The next weekend we went to the Philadelphia Zoo with … Continue reading It has been a while…
Whether you are pro-choice or pro-life, what Alabama has signed into law should upset you. Anyone who reads my blog with some regularity knows I am adamantly pro-choice. Nothing anyone says will change my belief that the government has no business regulating my reproductive rights. That being said, I can respect someone else feeling differently, … Continue reading Shame on you Alabama!
DISCLAIMER: Before you read any further, this is my opinion. Yes, I feel passionately about these subjects. If you plan to "set me straight", please don't comment. I will delete the comment. You will not change my mind. Thank you! I am having a very difficult time understanding the logic of apparently a larger segment … Continue reading I Do Not Understand…
This past weekend my husband and I attended the wedding of one of our daughter's best friends. Our daughter was the maid of honor. The bride is like another of our children, as are a number of those attending the nuptials. It was a beautiful service and a fun reception. Pretty much what you hope … Continue reading They’re Grown Already!
I repeatedly see posts asking "what are the secrets to a successful relationship/marriage" on social media and as articles. I can tell you without writing a long blog about it. #1 COMMUNICATION - If you do not communicate your wants/needs/feelings in words to your partner/friend/colleague, they won't know them. If you want them to spend … Continue reading Successful Relationships