Good Advice

I LOVE reading advice columns and gravitate toward any sort of instructional teachings in general. That’s probably why The Dear Abby and Erma Bombeck infatuations of my youth, have led my down the digital rabbit hole of today’s podcasts, Am I The Asshole (AITA) Sub Reddits, Ted Talks, and Twitter feeds not to mention a…

A Nice, Boring, Government Transition

Michael Lewis’ book, The Fifth Risk, gave me a peek behind the scenes in terms of the running of our government and what happens when a new administration takes over. About 4000 people need to be hired, 1200 of which need to be confirmed. Then of course there are the many background checks and security…

Stumbling Towards Self-Care

While playing around with different WordPress themes I noticed that some give a tagline option. As I transition from posting on Facebook to only posting on my blog, I’ve been trying to figure out: What’s the focus of this space? Why should anyone give a damn and stop by?  As I messed around with a…

Will We Get Up?

In 1987 Oral Roberts, a televangelist from Oklahoma told his followers that if he didn’t receive 8 million dollars in donations within 3 months, God was going to “call him home.” Ultimately, 9 million was raised and Roberts lived another twenty-two years. I remember hoping back then Roberts would only receive $7, 999, 999 then…

Can't Wait until People are just People Again

After 9-11, every plane in the sky became a potential weapon to me. “Is that plane supposed to be so close to the Empire State building? Is that normal elevation for a plane landing at La Guardia? Holy hell, is a terrorist crashing a jet onto I-78 or is a pilot just heading towards Newark…

Almost Heaven, Indeed

My sister-in-law, Annette, was born and raised in Wild & Wonderful West Virginia! Her and my brother had their reception in Wheeling. My husband, Gary, got his BS from West Virginia University located in Morgantown. That’s also where I earned my MS degree. Heck, my parents live only 10 miles from the PA – WV…

Has He Finally Hit Rock Bottom?

Are we there yet? I personally thought our Asshole in Chief hit bottom the day he announced his candidacy back in 2015. Perhaps his bottom is coming since he’s officially 2 degrees of separation from the Coronavirus.  I sure hope the dude that placed the American flag on the stage isn’t the infected person that…

Pro-Life My Ass

Dear Conservative Christians, My daughter Jarin decided to do a stop-motion animation project for her experimental film class.  You should see it. It’s called the Georgia Princess and it’s timely AF! The fact that 40+ years after Roe V Wade she has to even think about this disturbs me. She’s done everything right. She uses…