Monthly Archives: May 2019

Boy, If I Had a Nickel…

Boy, if I had a nickel… for every time I had a nickel. ~Me “Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, ‘It might have been.’” ~Kurt Vonnegut “If only. Those must be the two saddest words … Continue reading

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My Computer Crashed!

Well, OK, it didn’t exactly “crash.” I mean, there was no hole in the wall. There were no other bleeding computer owners standing around threatening to sue my pants off. It was a few years back (I’m so much wiser now): I’d … Continue reading

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Abortion and Rape

I found this story in my newsfeed and was intrigued by the implications: What if pregnancy is not insult added to injury in the case of rape, but a “gift” (to be kept or lovingly given to someone else). The … Continue reading

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Profanity 101

No, I’m not going to teach you how to cuss. My guess is you already know how. When I was in my early 20s, I was proud of my liberal use of profanity. It was what set me apart from … Continue reading

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Where You Live Matters

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The Gallery of Sin

Originally posted on To Dad With Love Poetry:
Clarity is rarely expected A relaxed focus A pattern out of Pale constellation Provocative Understanding I would never ask you to Explain it away What astonishes me is our ignorance Of our…

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