Month: June 2015

General
Parenting

GO PLAY IN THE RAIN!

Seriously. The next time it rains, just go play in the rain with your kid. Heck, take a walk and enjoy it by yourself! You won’t melt, although your mascara might run and glasses get water spots. Do you remember what it was like as a little kid? Little kids run in the rain. They […]

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Current Events
General
History
Racism

Racism: A Nearly Meaningless Term?

This started out as a post about racism because I am angry about how lightly the term is tossed around today. After I passed 1000 words, I split it in two. Then again. And again. Right now, I’m up to five posts on the subject, so it looks like it’s going to be a series. […]

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Rails to Trails
Current Events
General
International
The Bill of Rights

Happy Fourth of June!

Yeah, you read that right. Of all the holidays during the entire year in in the entire world, the USA’s Independence Day – a.k.a. the Fourth of July – has to be the hardest to get the date wrong on. Seriously – it’s in the name for pity’s sake! The US Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia […]

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General
Pop Culture

Caitlyn Jenner is a Handsome Woman – NOT Gorgeous!

Frankly, I don’t care about Bruce Jenner’s “gender reassignment”. He’s not my husband, my family, or even passing acquaintance. It just doesn’t impact my life. But it’s been impossible to miss the headlines if you were online at all this week, and the big ones have all been to the effect of “Caityln is Gorgeous!” […]

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