Monday Mayhem – Playground Patriarchy

Words I never thought I would have to write…our 10 year old daughter was beaten up by a 10 year old boy on the playground last week. This wasn’t just bullying. It was more than that. And it was one of the most frightening things I have ever experienced as a parent. Here are some…

Eff Sh*t Up Friday – Gun Reform Y’all

I am a gun owner. I am not ok with what is happening in America. Something has to give. This month my 7 year old son came home terrified about getting shot at school because he had just gone through an “active shooter drill” in his classroom. I didn’t know what to say, comparing it…

Thursday Thoughts: Guns, Guns, Guns

This week we had a mass shooting. Again. I thought to myself, “what can I say about this to my followers?” Then I thought, wait a minute, I wrote about this before on a blog I was doing with my conservative friend Lorie a few years back. Turns out the blog was written to the…

I Am Angry At America

I feel myself slithering up from the depths of only grief looking slightly like Golum from the inside out. A demonic sinister look in my eye promising to eviscerate your soul. I am angry. Ball busting violently angry. I want to claw, gnash, tear out, slash and burn. I want to beat and main and…