Post Tagged with: "politics"

Growing A Girl In A Country of Men Who Piss All Over The Soil
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Growing A Girl In A Country of Men Who Piss All Over The Soil

There are moments of pride and happiness and hope, fleeting as they may be thanks to what I am tempted to say is the current sociopolitical climate in America. I hesitated on current. This cannot be thought of as exclusive to our time alive in America because anyone with half […]

For That Which We Cannot Plan
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For That Which We Cannot Plan

I have never stepped foot inside a Planned Parenthood location. Sure, I’ve seen them, driven past them and maybe even parked out in front of a Planned Parenthood once in Philly or Denver or somewhere else I’ve been over the years. But I’ve never been inside. And yet, AND YET, […]

The Best Of What We Can Be, Together
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The Best Of What We Can Be, Together

There’s a woman on stage. She’s not as young as she used to be, who is?, and yet her snarl persists, this in spite of having been softened by time and age and the experience of shedding skin to become something new. Familiar but new. Parenthood can’t help but do […]

Three Cats on Inauguration Day
Politics

Three Cats on Inauguration Day

‚ÄčThe coffee pot blackness of night has given way to a steely eyed grey sky but still, at this early hour, the only light in the kitchen emanates from a trio of nightlights, each adorned with original artwork by my two daughters that’s been scaled down to the size of […]

Now Is The Time To Travel. Right Now. Before The Winds of Isolationism Blow Through Our Sails
Travel

Now Is The Time To Travel. Right Now. Before The Winds of Isolationism Blow Through Our Sails

While the opportunity to travel internationally is not, and will unfortunately never be, equally distributed, travel itself, the sheer notion of leaving the creature comforts of home to discover, explore, taste, smell, try, learn and seek…something, something else, something new or foreign or just plain different from what we know, […]

Politics

I’ve Been Conned Too

Dear Trump voters, In the fall of 2015, I got a knock on the door from a guy who said my family was in danger. As we stood together in the doorway of my home, this guy told me how concerned he was about me and my family (he could […]

More Of The Same
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More Of The Same

Mouse was up first, as per usual, frantically running out of her room, across our size 2 hallway, and over to my wife’s side of the bed to check the time. More of the same. It seems a strange nervous tick for a single digit aged child but she’s constantly […]

Let’s Get Political
Politics

Let’s Get Political

A blog, or the internet as a whole for that matter, doesn’t in any way adhere to the conventional societal wisdom of off-limit conversation pieces, those of course being politics, sex and money. In fact, I think the web was built on the second to make the third and is […]

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