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Explosion


I write these words Because if I don’t They s             p                 i           l                l     o       u                 t All over the place No, don’t spill E X P L O D E ! ! ! Like dynamite No, like bullets Into the ears Of my made up enemies The […]

Why Boys Need Feminism


Originally posted on Drifting Through:
“Boy… You’re going to carry that weight, Carry that weight a long time…” -The Beatles, Carry That Weight You realize a few things when you bring a baby boy into the world. Your mind swirls with emotion and awe and fear and joy. You start to dream immediately of the…

2014 in review


Please check out my year in review. I think it’s pretty awesome what my little blog did. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,100 times in 2014. If it were a cable […]

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Bad Decision


I may have made a bad decision. To be honest it started with another bad decision, which really came about because of another bad decision. Really, if I think back, everything has just been the horrible result of a series of bad decisions starting with the decision to slide out of the birth canal and […]

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What Will You Tell Your Daughter About Her Body


If you’re at all familiar with the blogging world I’m sure you know of Brittany Gibbons from Brittany Herself. Well she put out this set of writing prompts for August. While I think she intended for mostly women to write in response I really love her writing and the positive messages she spreads. So I […]

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Blog Tour My Writing Process


Today’s post is part of blog tour, or blog hop if you prefer the term. I was asked to join by Jackie of To Breathe is to Write. If you recall I did a guest post for her about making time for things. Now she has asked me to participate in a blog tour where I […]

Dads Are Not The Problem


Originally posted on the road less traveled:
I completed high school this week, and throughout my home school journey one of the most prominent and important things I learned was to always stand up for truth, no matter what it costs you in the long run. This past weekend I attended the Richmond Homeschool Prom…

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One Hour


I’ve seen this picture around the internet a few times. Most recently imaginationstation58 from “Out of the Mouth of a Writer” shared it as well. She pushed it as a prompt and asked for 800-1,000 words. I thought I would take to that task for today’s post. There are a plethora of common answers that I’m […]

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Why HR?


Some of you may remember a recent post, 21 Things I Irrationally Love. In that post I expounded upon some stuff that I love, but that may not be for everyone. One of those things is Human Resources work. It’s a thankless job to say the least, but it is my chosen profession and I […]

An Open Letter to My Daughters


Originally posted on Misc. Maggie:
Dear Annie and Brigid, Your nonchalant refusal to take me up on my invitation yesterday to join me on my trip to the cemetery to take flowers to my parents was completely thoughtless, showing that you have hit new lows in self-indulgent, inconsiderate behavior. You were not only disrespectful to…