Category Archives: Bitter Truths

A Hell of Her Own Making

This came to my attention via the Friendly Atheist: it’s called Giving Your Child to the Devil and it happened to be posted on the author’s son’s wedding day, which is one hell of a way to commemorate that sort of occasion. However, … Continue reading

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Try Not to Get Offended

I found this little gem fetid, steaming pile while on Patheos. Try not to get too offended by my position on the matter. As a society, we are now looking for offense around every corner. Leaders are being forced to resign. Commenters … Continue reading

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When Helping Doesn’t Actually Help

As you know, I’m dealing with some pretty severe breast issues.  If you don’t know, or are a newer reader to this particular blog, I’ll sum it up: I have BRCA. To put it gently, my risk of developing breast … Continue reading

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Roses and Thorns

It’s Mother’s Day. As you all know, I’ve had problems with this day for years; it’s been a problem for me since I was young. But I’m not the only one who has a problem with this day: Libby Anne … Continue reading

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“Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.”

“The more it changes, the more it’s the same thing.” — Alphonse Karr I held the note in my hands. It was written on notebook paper and it was folded into one of those neat little square “envelopes”. It looked … Continue reading

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Submitted Without Comment

I’m just going to leave this here without any comment* and let you decide for yourselves. That’s all I have to say about it. *Personally, the second story sounds far more believable than the first but that’s just me.

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A Perfect Blue

The first thing I noticed as I stepped out of the house last Friday was the sky; it was the first time in weeks the weather was clear and the sky was blue, a perfect blue. It was a lovely … Continue reading

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