Monthly Archives: March 2011

Just Say No

I haven’t written much about my younger daughter.  H is thirteen and in eighth grade.  She finds herself in the throes of hormonal rage nearly daily.  It’s quite fun.  (Do I need to point out this is sarcasm?) This morning … Continue reading

Posted in Fear, Sex | 14 Comments

I Concede My Glasses May Have Had Rose Lenses

When I was a young girl, about 10 years old, I started to attend the Very Popular Presbyterian Church.  It was wonderful.  I loved church.  I loved the people, the message, the entire thing.   I spent my teenage years involved … Continue reading

Posted in Tolerance, Unitarian Universalism | 4 Comments


I could write an entire blog about the three years we were members of a Unitarian Universalist Church and my positive experiences would garner maybe one single post.  The best word I can use to describe what it felt like … Continue reading

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As If My Night In the Foxhole Weren’t Enough

Yesterday was an unusually chilly Sunday, but we spent it warming ourselves collectively, the four of us as a family, with a touristy walk and a steaming batch of Husband’s homemade egg noodles and chicken. Later in the evening, I … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook, Fear, Unitarian Universalism | 5 Comments


The churning of the blades may be slightly softer; muffled as they are by the window panes. Still, after living between two bases for 5 years you know the difference between Medevac and a military copter.  You know which one … Continue reading

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People who are nice–people who are tolerant–people who can remain calm–impress me.  I’ve seen a lot of examples of it recently, both IRL and online.  Most of the time I just don’t feel like being very nice.  I want to jump … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby, Part II

Before I begin, I would like to point out the link my new cyberfriend, Prosey, posted in the comments of yesterday’s post.  I love this story because it’s 100% true.  Read on and you will see an reaffirmation of her … Continue reading

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