Category Archives: abuse

The Humbling River

I found this last week and I’ve been wanting to post about it; titled Literally, Why Can’t I Say #MeToo?, it deals with one woman and her struggle to speak about her own experiences. Case in point: Yet I found that … Continue reading

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About Texas

We know about Texas. We know that 26 people are dead. Here’s what we know about the shooter: the shooter was embroiled in a “domestic situation” with his mother-in-law, who attended the Texas church where he killed 26 people. He had … Continue reading

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Taking No as an Answer

There’s a really good post on Patheos that deals with #MeToo; in it, the author admits that he’s part of the problem. He also addresses what can be done to help stem the tide. Now, as you can expect, this might bother some … Continue reading

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#MeToo

You’ve probably seen that hashtag on Twitter or Facebook. You are probably wondering what it may mean. What #MeToo deals with is sexual harassment and assault. Some are adding details. Others are simply saying “Me too” and saying little else. Those … Continue reading

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Words Matter

Libby Anne has a great post on spanking. It deals with the idea of defending the practice and how problematic that can be. I highly recommend you read it; it’s a great post. But it shouldn’t be a debate at all because it’s founded … Continue reading

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Wagging the Dog

There’s been debate as of late in regards to temperament testing in animal shelters, as to whether or not this is a good idea or even necessary. Then there’s this: The exercise purports to evaluate “resource guarding” — how viciously a … Continue reading

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Cutting the Strings

It was like a dream; after all those years of pleading, I was finally able to go to Disney World. Finally, I was able to wander the streets of the Disney-MGM Studios, finally I was able to get pictures of … Continue reading

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