I don't recognize the United States anymore. Or rather, I do not recognize the US government. That's not to say this form of government is unfamiliar. You can certainly find it in the history books, autocratic and plutocratic societies around the world. It's just not something we're accustomed to here. I don't mean to imply… Continue reading Where are the heroes?
In honor of Pride Month, I thought I would tell a personal story. In times like these, I think visibility in all minority communities is vital and there's no time like the present. Let me start by saying, I'm a proud lesbian. I am not scared to say that, but that was not always the… Continue reading Happy Pride Month
I was raised in a family that taught me that there are two things you never talk about in public: religion and politics. As I've gotten older, I've learned what utter bullshit that is. I mean, I understand why my family said it, but we've entered an era where being silent is no longer an… Continue reading Science Is Not Partisan & Climate Change Is Real
My wife graduated from junior college this past weekend. She also got accepted to UC Berkeley and will be starting there in the Fall to finish a Bachelor's degree. Words cannot express how tremendously proud I am of her and excited I am for her. She has worked incredibly hard to get to where she is. Going… Continue reading Graduation With a Side of Perspective
What the hell is happening? We really have entered and alternate reality. When confronted by something that is clearly wrong, why aren't people calling it out for being just that? It's absolutely flabbergasting. Where has the sense of right and wrong gone? Did it die in 2016? I'm not talking about grey area. I'm talking… Continue reading Does a Sense of Right & Wrong No Longer Exist? (A Mini Rant)
Being the perpetual overthinker I am, I wasn't sure where I should start all this. Should I explain what this blog will be about? Should I write about a specific topic? If so which? Should I create a logo for my blog? How far do I want to go with this? Am I doing this right? You can see how this could spin out fairly of quickly. Then I found myself screaming internally, "Oh my lord, just write something damn it!"