I need away from where I live. I came here to finish my college education when I was a single mom in my 40s. I finished it and ended up staying because my children were in school. They are out now, my youngest just turned 20, and I need to go.
Some years ago I became aware that one of the biggest events in this town is a particular festival that is supposed to celebrate the diversity of this community. I'm ashamed to say it's really all about showcasing the wealthy white families - and ther
Long time lurker, coming out on this blog because I don't know where else to talk about this.
Last Friday, I called the Southern Baptist Church in which I grew up, to ask them to NOT hold a memorial service for my mother. I spoke to the senior pastor, and can I just how much I truly hate that condescending, pastoral tone?
I voiced my opinion because my father requested this memorial, and my siblings support this. Problem? My parents have been divorced for over 30 years. My father remar
Cried for a while tonight, out of gratitude for being born in an era where ladles are a common technology.
Idk how long I stood there weeping and gazing lovingly at my ladle as I emptied the dishwasher...but I'm sure it was an alarmingly long time.