A recent bill to put funding towards helping victims of sex trafficking was halted in the U.S. Senate today. The bill would have created funding for victims of sex trafficking by the fees collected from sex trafficking predators. This seems like kind of a no-brainer right? So why was the Senate split 55 to 43? I really […]


My husband is entering his final year of medical school; suffering, death, illness, these are common topics of conversations for us. The reality of death and human suffering is one he meets daily, and it’s one I’ve been witness to again and again in my short life. Being human includes death, it’s unavoidable, and for many suffering […]


Reader, you must know that an interesting fate (sometimes involving rats, sometimes not) awaits almost everyone, mouse or man, who does not conform. –The Tale of Despereaux, By Kate DiCamillo My son and I have recently started reading chapter books together (which incidentally might be one of the most wonderful things in my life; there […]


My recent posts garnered more feedback than any I have written thus far. I expected that, I wrote on Feminism it is the majority opinion and a sensitive subject for many, and saying anything against it is guaranteed to cause some pushback. I was, however, surprised with the overall tone of respect I received. Too […]

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A very dear friend responded to my recent blog post, Why I Won’t Settle For Feminism, with some pretty great questions that sparked a conversation between us. I think her questions did well to point out areas that I overlooked addressing in my previous post, and I’d like to address them here. If you haven’t […]


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