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On the wearing of hoodies, and other dangerous clothing

I’ll start this by saying I am not the most qualified person to write this.  I “pass” for white, even though I am technically Native American.  Most of what I know about racism I learned from books.  I mean, I have seen it with my own eyes, but it was the learning that taught me … Continue reading

Why I’m rooting for Evil Alaric and other TVD silliness

My first thought at the end of The Vampire Diaries episode “1912” was, “You gotta be kidding me!”  After all Alaric has been through, with discovering his wife left him (because she’d rather be a vampire) and losing his girlfriend (because she became a vampire shortly before being staked), the big reveal that Alaric is the … Continue reading

Spring Cleaning

I am having a I want to run away and sit alone in the woods moment.  Not so much because people are annoying me, although they are, but because my spirit feels muddy.  There are quite a few things provoking this anxiety.  Turning 38 while living in my parents’ attic while 2 of my adult … Continue reading

Oh, Kathy

I’ve been struggling with this since last May and I’ll struggle with it for the rest of my life.  Could I have saved my friend Kathy?  It seems trite, but she was there so much for me, even when it was obvious she was having severe mental problems.  At what point am I culpable for … Continue reading

Why Revenge is the Show Ringer Wants to Be

I’ve been joking since fall that Revenge is the show Ringer wants to be.  Before you go, Why is she writing about Ringer again, let me say, I’m not really, except to highlight how many things Revenge does right in order for it to be one of the most enjoyable hours of television. In my … Continue reading

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