Category Archives: Family Matters

Tinted Lenses

For reasons I don’t quite understand, I’ve been going back and reading my very first blog. Some of my older posts weren’t terrible; for every “Why do I deal with idiots?” post there were others that dealt with geeky thoughts … Continue reading

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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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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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Nostalgia is a Helluva Drug

I don’t often frequent Freethought Blogs; the traffic there doesn’t seem quite as consistent as it is with Patheos. Then a couple of weeks ago, I found this. Welcome to me, staring at the screen and trying not to freak out. … Continue reading

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God as the Bystander

I found this while reading another piece on Love Joy Feminism. Now, the original piece I clicked has a lot of things that need to be unpacked. Those can wait for another day/post. But the second link that I found really got under my skin, … Continue reading

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All of My Contempt. ALL OF IT.

I found this diamond of a turd via Dispatches From the Culture Wars. It’s a helluva doozy and that is putting it mildly: Iowa just gave parents reproductive control over their unmarried daughters. Seriously. 7. A cause of action for injunctive relief to … Continue reading

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Sometimes, I’m Not Okay

I admit it: some days, I’m not okay. There are days when I see that I’ve missed a call, only to discover it’s from my breast specialist and my heart falls to the floor. Or it’s from the scheduling area … Continue reading

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