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Why Do I Keep Talking About Gun Violence? Good Question.

Saturday I went to a Pride/ Family Togetherness Rally. Everywhere I looked I saw the happy, smiling faces of people who were enjoying each other’s company while celebrating who they truly are. And I looked everywhere, too, because I was watching for people who appeared out of place. People like the 30-something white guy (a former … Continue reading

We Hear About Those that Died. What About Those That Lived?

We all know that 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentines Day. There were also 14 injured victims who survived. This is Samantha Fuentes. Samantha was in the classroom with Helena Ramsey and Nicholas Dworet when Nikolas Cruz shot at her and her classmates through a window. Samantha was shot … Continue reading

Three Days Later…

In addition to the endless parade of “thoughts and prayers,” here’s what some folks are saying on social media after the Parkland school shooting: “Dear God, why do you allow so much violence in schools? I’m not allowed in schools. – God”   I told a poster’s ass off for being incredibly cruel and stupid, and she responded that if I didn’t … Continue reading

ENOUGH!

I no longer have words to explain how FURIOUS I am that yet again innocents are dead, and others fight to recover from serious injuries, because one pissed-off man- and it’s ALWAYS A MAN- decides he’s going to shoot some folks, so he easily gets access to a gun and tons of ammo and says … Continue reading

All the World’s a Stage… Mass Shooter Edition

This blog post is offensive. I debated whether or not I should publish it. After all, you’ve already made up your mind about mass shootings, and my words won’t sway you. But I  posted it anyway. . What we don’t know about mass-shootings is when. Or where. Or how many victims there will be.  But … Continue reading

A Change is Gonna Come

The workings of the human mind fascinate me. Take the concept of belief, for instance. Belief is the acceptance that something is true or exists. A human being can convince him or herself just about anything is OK, whether there are facts backing it up or not. Some beliefs are socially acceptable, such as it … Continue reading

Thursday Was an Ordinary Day

Thursday was a sunny day. I baked dog cookies using peanut butter, pumpkin, flour and eggs. Rumpy loved them and I love that even my dog can also enjoy the fall flavor blitz. I went shopping and bought myself some new clothes. You see, I made this list of things that I want and need, and I’m making … Continue reading

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