My Right to Exist

In many friend groups, politics is an off limit topic of conversation. In many cases, the same is true for me. My closest friends have a myriad of different leanings and viewpoints, all influenced by our life experiences. Political beliefs have never prevented us from being friends, but occasionally a viewpoint with pretty glaring racial …

Sudden Sunrise

Two and a half years ago, I completely gave up on the idea of hope. I'd stood with my best friend through a harrowing experience with cancer, and despite all my praying, pleading, and bargaining with the universe, she died. Truth be told, I felt as though I had, too. So, I sat in the …

It’s About Time

Let's see. Since I've started blogging again, I've covered the loss of my sister (pretty extensively), my departure from organized religion (at least in part), and the fact that I have "special needs" kids (I hate that phrase, but whatever). So, here we are in January, and I find myself at a complete loss of …