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In the meantime

There is time for everything… but what do I do till then?

How does the saying go? Patience is a virtue! Right… I know Patience. She’s an African girl. 657 more words


We Need To Speak Out.

There is an awful lot of pretty horrific stuff going on in our world right now. I find myself reflecting on the history of xenophobia, racism, and religious exclusion that my country has, and the ways in which I see those same things playing out again and again. 468 more words

When Death Comes Like a Friend

Even in the midst of grieving my Dad’s death this Thanksgiving Week, I wanted to tell you what I am thankful for this year. Because even in the midst of our family’s loss, there is one thing that I know we all agree on that we are thankful for this Thanksgiving. 2,475 more words

Life Happens

Part 5 of 8.. Running the race... running to capture the prize.. run Forest run!

Part 5 of 8: Fast Feet… But where are you running?

I was and I reference was an avid runner… I ran cross-country, the 800 and 4×800 relay my last two years of high school that was way back in 1986-87… I would say I was pretty fast. 450 more words

Time For Action

Goodbye, Cold Warrior. Goodbye, Dad.

My Dad and I are standing thirty yards from each other, perfectly still and quiet, on the side of a hill, in a small grove of trees. 6,591 more words

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kitten is here

November 10th, 2015. Rowan, aka Baby R, made her appearance into our lives. 7 pounds 10 ounces of fury rolled into a tiny human. Thank the Gods for blessing us. 34 more words

Back online. But not.

There is something to be said for being offline for several days, including access to news, unless the news you come back to is so big and heart-rending that it feels as though the world has been knocked a-kimbo. 290 more words