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Offended, Because I Am A Woman

Today my Facebook news feed has been flooded with the bizarre Bruce (Caitlyn) Jenner photo shoot from the recent Vanity Fair magazine.  The photos have been called “stunning.”  Yeah…I was certainly stunned.   532 more words


Kudos to the Kid

I just got to give kudos to my son, Brian (aka Bub). When
we visited my grandmother in the nursing home, he got to sit by our… 266 more words

Life In General

A Matriarch

I had never experienced loss before May 6. On that day, during my ecology final, I lost my 95-year-old great grandma. I was lucky to know her at all; I always knew that. 644 more words

Trip To My Mind

Operation Hawaii

So I know it’s been quite some time since my last post but I have good reason I promise! I started a new job, started planning my baby boy’s… 242 more words


Garrison Keillor

Sometimes it is good to acknowledge your influences and the people whose work has changed your life into what it now appears to be.  Such a person, a profound influence on my story-telling habits, is Garrison Keillor. 567 more words


Happy Mothers Day

Mom and I arrived safely back in Holland after a really enjoyable two-week road trip in Europe, hitting six wonderful countries (Holland, Belgium, France, Spain, Switzerland, Germany)! 556 more words

Savannah Grace

Alzheimer's the Family Struggle

This post is going to be different then the others. It will be long. Usually I post about my mental illness, medication, and daily struggles. But today I just wanna talk about something else that hits close to home. 1,142 more words