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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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The Same Old Story

As it was said by the judge yesterday, “You’re not a victim.” It’s the very first thing that well-meaning friends will say. It’s often been said by those in law enforcement as well. I should know; it’s been said to … Continue reading

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The Robot Apocalypse Can’t Happen Soon Enough: Idiot Judge Edition

I found this festering pile via the Friendly Atheist. If you haven’t had your fill of judges who are too damned stupid to be on the bench, give this bullshit a read. “The court had no doubt that Mr. Vallejo is an extraordinarily … Continue reading

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God as the Bystander Redux

So, there’s a follow-up to that terrible advice that Douglas gave to Gabrielle. It’s bad, really bad. So prepare yourselves, we’re goin’ in!

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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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Truth and Fiction

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” — Albert Camus I found this while I was on Facebook not terribly long ago; it happens to be a guide to surviving the Grand … Continue reading

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