Describing Oneself True

Over the past months I have gotten more in tune with those around me who identify somewhere on the LBGTQIA+ spectrum. I respect each and every individual as they present themselves. My own representation is fairly simple. By physical appearance and by physical construct I am a cis-woman. My physical body is what I see…

Collusion: Definition

Definition of collusion: secret agreement or cooperation especially for an illegal or deceitful purpose: acting in collusion with the enemy Donald J. Trump‏: Collusion is not a crime, but that doesn’t matter because there was No Collusion (except by Crooked Hillary and the Democrats)! Um…yeah…right. The president is deflecting again. And again, the public is calling…

Migration On My Mind

I was looking through my news feeds, marking bits for future relevance and this popped up. Almost 69 million people have fled from war and famine and violence this year alone. Its estimated that 258 million people now do not live in the country of their birth. That’s about 3% of the world’s total population.…

Jobs Report: Nada

I’m sitting here silently fuming. Two hundred twenty-three thousand new jobs added, unemployment at three-point-eight percent. And everyone is celebrating. The markets are up, there’s optimism out there. Not me. Oh no. I’ve been a forced housewife for the last 3 years. And before that I was a returnee to college, 3 years full time…

Toxic: [ENTER] at your Own Risk

I’m not the first to notice, nor will I be the last. The culture that is out there on the internet ranges from helpful and comforting to extreme toxicity. So much so that people have committed suicide, stopped talking to long-time friends, stopped going to local community gatherings, etc. We’ve created this Thing out there,…

D.O.N.E.

Hiding my head from political problems. Yeah, I’m at that stage. I’ve stayed out of the gigantic mountain of wailing, shouting, crying, yelling, outrage, frenzy and general holy-shit-it-happened-again stuff on social media. I cannot fathom the anguish of parents, family and friends whose loved ones die by gunfire anymore. I remember Columbine. I remember all…