Donald Trump is not this country’s problem. I know he has said a lot of seriously shitty things. I know he has given some people the impression that hate, racism, and bigotry are okay. And acceptable. The pictures of the swastikas and the videos of kids chanting Build a Wall! bringing their classmates to tears […]
The Breaking Point Has Been Reached
I think we could all use a little break from election talk. Or “talk”. And I’ve spent the morning trying to come up with a light, fun post to just bring some levity to our day. But I haven’t been able to. Because I’m tired. I’m drained. In fact, I’m totally shot. I am emotionally […]
5 Things Americans Need to Stop Doing (And Start Doing)
It is Day 2 with our new president-elect. Things are calming down a little bit. There is less gloating. There is less complaining. I think we are all tired. There is only so long you can keep passionately fighting your side of the argument before you run out of gas. There is nothing to fight […]
It’s not a death sentence. It’s a wake up call.
I’ll be honest. I didn’t think there was any chance in hell Donald Trump was going to win this election. I try to keep things here free of politics. I only made one or two little posts about the election. I think. And so last night, as things became less and less hopeful to me, […]
I’m with *her*.
Conversation on the ride home from swim practice: Number 4: Mom, we had an election last week. Me: Oh, really? Number 4: Yeah, we could vote for Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, or we could check off “other” and write in a name. Me: Do you want to tell me who you voted for? Number 4: […]
We could all use 26 Days of Kindness right now.
Sometimes when serious things are going on in the world around me I wonder, should I be writing about this? On September 11, should I be writing something serious? On Veterans Day and Memorial Day should the posts I write have something to do with those holidays? Because this started as a humor blog. It […]