Tag Archives: sexual assault

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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What Is Self Care?

Yeah, what is it? It’s one of those phrases that gets tossed around from time to time, but what does it really mean? You know the answer won’t be simple – nothing ever is, right? Self care refers to anything … Continue reading

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Shameless Plug

This month  I may be a bit quiet on here…but only because I’m using my voice somewhere else.  I’ve been thinking about writing a book for a while and have tossed around several concepts.  One that I keep coming back … 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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Occlumency

*Trigger warning – this post is about sexual assault and its aftermath in my life.* “Occlumency, Potter.  The magical defense of the mind against external penetration.  An obscure branch of magic, but a highly useful one.” Severus Snape, a professor … Continue reading

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Starting Small

It’s been a few days since Trump’s “locker room” chatter was released into our lives.  In internet days – that’s forever!  And to not have responded yet, almost unacceptable.  But I wasn’t able to.  I tried.  I came from all … Continue reading

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Be Like Him. Please.

I am a mother and I am a writer.  I want my kids to live their lives.  I want them to grow and learn and make mistakes and find joy.  I want all of that to happen without worrying about … Continue reading

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