2017, in a nutshell

Personally, 2017 was a good year. Growth. Health. Happiness. But, it was really hard to absorb the good of those things with the trash fire that is our current president burning behind us. It’s hard to celebrate our health when we know our sick friends who depend on the Affordable Care Act and CHIP will…

Best Books of the Year

Ya’ll I didn’t make it to 100 books this year. I wanted to! I really wanted to and I got soooo close, but reading is something I can’t force. I’m either reading or I’m not and if I don’t want to read there’s nothing to be done for it but for me to wait it…

Feminism; to my daughters

It’s been on our lips since the fiasco last November that I don’t want to refer to by name anymore.  Splotch.  Blight.  Dumpster fire.  That covers it.  Big Daddy and I have spent a lot of time in conversation about what it means to be a woman in American now (and what it meant twenty…