While Perched upon my Soapbox

“I am a feminist. I’ve been female for a long time now. I’d be stupid not to be on my own side.”  ~Maya Angelou After the presidential election, I, like many, struggled. There were tears, fearful thoughts, anger, and more. Two months later, I took a pro-active approach to inauguration day. Instead of sitting in […]

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“Your dad is a good person, but we aren’t good together.” This is the greatest level of detail my children received from me regarding their dad, our problems, and the resulting divorce. There was more to the ongoing discussion about our change in family structure, but that was the standard line given to answer the […]

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Size matters. That’s what a lot of people say. I don’t think it matters as much as when a guy lies about size though. That’s why I pay attention to this important detail on the first date, figuring out if he was honest in his profile. If he lied, even by an inch, he’s done. No […]

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When most of us thought we would be mindlessly viewing images of cats on Facebook following the election, instead we are reading endless posts on state secession. At the time of this writing, 36 states have started petitions. Three of the states, Louisiana, Texas, and Florida, have the required 25K+ signed petitions for the White […]

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I have successfully avoided political arguments on Facebook and among friends. That is something to be proud of this election year as emotions are at an all-time high. What I haven’t avoided though, is making fun of the Republican candidate. Politics aside, his gaffes have been some of the best in my lifetime. And I […]

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There is an unprecedented amount of passion surrounding the presidential election this year. Spend five minutes on Facebook for confirmation. There’s an endless stream of politically-oriented postings, and vitriolic dialog erupting regularly. Some posts are funny, while others are hateful. A certain percentage are factually correct, while the remaining are inaccurate. The emotional frenzy over this […]

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