These days, we must find every opportunity to be simple and enjoy the finer intangibles - joy, love, laughter, contentment. If the two-step or Milly Rock makes this one day that much more enjoyable, do you boo-boo. When tackling the deeper issues, however, we cannot afford to submit "fast-food activism".Read More
Even in midst of chaos swirling all around the world, I found my true safe place. And it was in the place I never thought to look.Read More
For some of us, our home is our safe place. It's where we can let our hair down, kick off our shoes and just be. For others of us, our safe space isn't necessarily a physical location, but a state of mind.
But what happens when neither can be achieved, but both are in need?Read More
Suicide isn't the kind of thing that is easily understood. Teenage angst, as often as it's depicted in sitcoms, rom-coms, and streaming series, is a messy place, especially when you're in the midst of it. One of its more identifying factors and untruths is that you are alone and no one will ever understand you. Chester and Linkin Park's art (and YES it was art) help me fight that lie.Read More
One day, my children will be ready to leave our home and go off into your landscape. I will take every opportunity to prepare them until that day comes. I will teach them to love their brother, take care of family, say their prayers, and always do what is right. They will know that America is a work in progress, capable of greater good and great evil.
I will teach my children the truth about you, America.Read More