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How do we even fix this?

By |2021-08-05T14:03:23-04:00August 5th, 2021|Musings, My Life|

No, but for real, how? I remember when a news story about someone dying was a tragedy. The whole town was sad, because loss is awful, and empathy was a thing. Now those stories are met with laugh emojis when shared on Facebook. Stories about death? Laugh emojis.  Even if it's a kid? Laugh emojis. [...]

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Music Today

By |2021-02-17T08:16:43-05:00February 17th, 2021|My Life|

I was driving my boys to a soccer game the other day when a Dua Lipa song came on, and I was just done.  DONE.  "I can't... I can't listen to this anymore. Not one more second." I gripped the steering wheel.  "This is maddening!" I yelled in front of my kids and their two [...]

How Can I Love God & Vote for Biden?

By |2020-10-22T05:47:00-04:00August 16th, 2020|My Life|

Right. I don’t know how to gracefully do this, so let’s just get into it.  I see so many memes about how you can’t possibly be a Christian and support Joe Biden. That you can’t be a Catholic and vote Democrat. That it’s Trump who is the leader who espouses the faith we should be [...]

The Vision Board… Less Stupid Than I Assumed.

By |2019-11-10T10:38:25-05:00May 23rd, 2018|I Read Books, Mental Health, My Life, Non-Fiction|

So, I made a fucking vision board. It was like a craft project, which I've never really had the patience for. Ask that "scrapbook" over there. I had grand plans to do one for every kid and their first few years of life, but as of right now, it's just a bunch of poorly at-home [...]

Back to My Roots.

By |2018-03-30T10:47:32-04:00March 30th, 2018|Mental Health, My Life|

You know that scene in Forrest Gump where he’s been running and running, and he’s wearing that ridiculous trucker hat with a beard, looking like some dude I’d probably date if I wasn’t married or afraid of hair in my teeth? […]

Who AM I?

By |2017-06-14T12:24:04-04:00November 28th, 2016|My Life|

Of the many things I purchase online during the commercial breaks of an insomnia-induced Golden Girls binge, this one has to be the coolest, most emotional, and most life changing. […]

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