Tag Archives: childhood

On Oklahoma City

Today marks the twenty-second anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. My memories of this day are dim; I lived in North Carolina, so I didn’t know anyone personally who may have been affected. I do remember seeing the footage of the … 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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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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Free Agency

I found this blog post late last week. It’s a sobering read and difficult at times but it is a good one. There are a lot of points that Captain Cassidy made that resonated with me but one in particular really caught … Continue reading

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Your Word Salad for Today…

You know, Facebook can be wonderful. It allows you to connect with old friends, catch up on news stories and share posts about tabletop gaming and kittens. On a good day, Facebook is great. On a bad day, the things … Continue reading

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For the Greater “Good”

I found this via Friendly Atheist and it is a hard read. You are warned. My thoughts are below the fold.

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And Today In “You Can’t Make This Up”

You know American Girls, right? The uber-pricey dolls that came with books that taught girls about history while charging parents a hundred bucks for the privilege? Apparently, American Girl is introducing some new dolls to their line: one happens to be Korean-American, … Continue reading

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