I clicked on a Buzzfeed story that popped up in my newsfeed the other day: 18 Privileges That Many People Don't Even Recognize. Using my iPhone. Inside the home I own. Sitting on furniture that matches the room around it. With a satisfied stomach. On a weekend day with nothing else to do. You get... Continue Reading →

Things change

I got up this morning thinking about typing. Even though I was only half awake, I found an online typing test and started pounding the keyboard. After sixty seconds of churning out random sentences with my fingers, I learned my results: 75 words per minute. Not bad for a fifty-something who learned on a manual... Continue Reading →

Baggage claims

In the flurry of activity following the announcement of Brian Flores' lawsuit against the NFL, I made the mistake of reading the comments that followed several of the articles. Yes, I know better, but I did it anyway. Unfortunately. Here we are in 2022 and we're still dealing with the same attitudes and beliefs that... Continue Reading →

Best behavior

Mothering a daughter is hard, especially a strong-willed, independent-thinking, highly emotional daughter. And most especially the teenage variety of said daughter. She's smart and funny and caring and I generally love being around her, but it's still challenging. I try to be conscious of my actions. After all, she's been watching me for the past... Continue Reading →

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