Road Report: First

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† We are in a hotel. ¬†Oh, how I do so love these accommodations. ¬†ANY accommodations! ¬†With extras or not, lush or sparse, don’t even care. ¬†Just the fact that it’s a great big clean room, somewhere else. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†We’ve just begun this journey, […]

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Looking It Up

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† When my (other) niece was having her baby last year, she debated diapering* options. ¬†Being a person of her generation, this meant that she went directly to the internet. *Yes, cloth IS always the better choice. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Finding numerous videos on the subject, […]

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Seemingly Disparate

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†What happens when we get handed¬†incongruous¬†objects, and are meant to make sense of them? ¬†Like, say, here’s a cheese grater, falling star, and a coloring book, for example. ¬†Or a lettuce leaf, horse shoe, and old-fashioned pencil eraser? ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†What the hell do we […]

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Historically Speaking and Thinking

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Demeaning¬†stereotypes and derogatory¬†clich√©s of racial and ethnic¬†heritage come up around this time of year. ¬†Every year. ¬†There’s some currently in the news right now. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Straight white¬†people¬†ignorance is an¬†unattractive¬†(and increasingly common)¬†phenomenon.¬† ¬†This shit still happens. ¬†I’m not one to rant (much) these days, and […]

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Singularly Fearless

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†We all have our goods and our not-as-goods. ¬†Things and places where we¬†excel¬† and¬†others¬†where we maybe aren’t that proficient. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Today’s message is about accepting these facts, as well as building on what we’ve learned up to this point. ¬†Not all of us were […]

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