i stand with standing rock

I think at this point, everyone in the United States knows about the Standing Rock protests.  I’ve even heard about a sister-protest that was organized in the UK to support them.  Anyone who has been watching the situation unfold knows what happened a few days ago.  I’m not a journalist and I’m not an expert […]

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you could be my hero

These days, popular culture is soaked with superheroes.  Spiderman and X-Men broke into the movie market when I was a kid, but after a short while, Iron Man rocketed through the air and Steve Rogers stole our hearts, and the Avengers stood most prominent on the scene.  We’ve had an endless tirade of Batman and […]

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Struggle

I hate that I have such a difficult time holding my tongue. As a teenager, it was a constant struggle.  I would end up in screaming matches with my father, my ex-boyfriend and I were a mess together, and I would even regularly aggravate my boss.  I’ve always had very strong, very contrary-to-my-family opinions, and […]

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green

I have always looked at the world with a weighted eye – seeing the things that are, then imagining what I think ought to be instead.  As a child, it is an endearing habit.  Children see trees and think of an enchanted forest – they see playgrounds and imagine them into palaces. As an adult, […]

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