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The Damage We Don’t Know

I enjoy reading to my kids, even if they don’t love it.  To be fair, one of the reasons they don’t always enjoy it is that the depth of these kids’ books often hit me hard.  Then I cry.  I’m … Continue reading

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Dear Fellow Drivers

Dear Fellow Drivers, Learn to drive.  Please. It’s tempting to leave it at that, but that’s not much of a letter, now is it?  So, some background on my request…I see more stupidity on the roads that really is necessary! … Continue reading

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Disgust and Other Reactions

A few days ago I became aware of a megachurch in Tennessee that gave a standing ovation to a man who admitted to a sexual encounter that happened twenty years ago.  The sexual encounter was between him (then 22-years-old) and … Continue reading

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Would It Be So Bad?

I’ve seen the frustrated comments about having women sign contracts to hold hands.  I’ve seen the attempts at jokes about cartoon characters sexually assaulting each other.  I’m heard the remarks from women of faith stating that it’s our role to … Continue reading

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Bullying – A Story and a Plea

I remember when I was younger and got teased.  I remember it happening often in elementary school, especially on the bus.  A few kids would call me names, pull my hair, kick the back of my seat.  When I complained … Continue reading

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The Bus

Today a story came out in a local paper in a place we’ve called home more than once.  The short of it is that, “For the third time in about three years, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office is investigating allegations … Continue reading

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What Do You Tell Them?

Politics.  It’s a thing.  It’s not my thing.  At least that’s what I say.  I say that because I don’t get off on the nasty.  I don’t debate well either.  And I’m not at either extreme of any political spectrum.  … Continue reading

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