Here we go, ladies and gentlemen! As I celebrate the 38th anniversary of the day of my birth, I present to you.... Birthday Facts. This year, I asked for questions from my friends and answered them as well as some others I scoured the internet for in hopes to maybe find some new things to offer … Continue reading Birthday Facts – Chapter 38
I was preparing for Hurricane Irma and taking into consideration the things I learned from Hurricane Matthew, I made sure that I had a laptop from the agency so I could have access to SJSO materials freely. I was also handed a MiFi internet box as well. I put it in my media bag along … Continue reading What’s In My Media ‘Go’ Bag
I don't know when common sense became not so common. Perhaps it was lost when people starting using the whole "first amendment rights" to validate the really hurtful and negative things they say. Maybe it happened when we started teaching an entire generation that they don't need to take responsibility for themselves and that they … Continue reading Social Media and Common Sense
Life has been a little bit insane as of late, what with the white supremacists and the Nazi's demanding whatever it is that they are demanding on one side, and the "bleeding heart liberals" on the other side demanding that those who are screaming that the Jews and the Blacks and everyone else that is … Continue reading Here I am, stuck in the middle with you…
It wasn't so long ago that the source of people's opinions on things were drafted in letters, then mailed to the editor of a publication or a news show... or pretty much anything. You had to feel very strongly about the situation to sit down and spend the time writing out a letter, digging for … Continue reading UPDATE: Is the keyboard now mightier than the pen?
Years ago, right when Brian and I got married, Brian lost his job. Not only was it the worst timing ever, he sank into a deep depression for a while that threw him into a tailspin that surrounded with the one question that plagues us all from time to time: "who am I?" It was … Continue reading How do you define YOU?
I don't usually talk about politics or the fact that I'm a feminist publicly. Instead, I save it for those who I feel could hold an intellectual conversation and have a healthy debate with me that won't include name calling and unnecessary bursts of shouting. I'm the kind of person who wants to hear both sides … Continue reading Politics, Feminism, and the Former Newsie