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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Normally, I think these types of events are kind of silly in a way perfectly summed up by a couple of pieces in… 919 more words

Breast Cancer

It's The Most Pointless Time Of The Year

Thanks for all the superfluous pink breast cancer awareness efforts America! Without those pink NFL wide receivers gloves, I never would’ve heard of breast cancer! If I hadn’t Googled what that pink ribbon magnet on the back of your minivan meant, I wouldn’t have known I was supposed to get a mammogram. 49 more words

Love/Hope

Think before you Pink

It is a feeling of hopelessness that brings us to this place. Desperate to save those who suffer. Determined to prevent those we hope never will. 550 more words

Writing

Sigh. Another Reason To Hate Pink Ribbon Month.

Because now the dirty energy industry can proudly say it’s making people “aware” of breast cancer.

“Our hope is from the water cooler to the rig site to the coffee shop to everywhere, someone gets this information to their spouses, their girlfriends, their daughters so we can create awareness and end this disease forever,” said Bill Debo, director of operations for U.S. 170 more words

Pinktober: One Week Down, Three To Go.

It has been a crazy several months (more on that in another post) and I have wanted to write here on many occasions. But, each time, words seemed to fail me. 1,179 more words

How I Am Doing

Rosemary Pumpkin Maple Granola!

Today is fall, that is for sure. The air is brisk, wet, and sweet with the smell of fallen leaves. There is nothing more comforting and more fall-esque than pumpkins. 567 more words

Breast Cancer

I think we're all "aware" by now - end the pinkwashing of October

Last night the Packers slaughtered played the Vikings on this new Thursday Night Football thing the NFL is trying.  So far every Thursday game has been an absolute blowout, last night was no exception.   772 more words

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