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On a whim, I picked up Holly Gerth’s newest book, You’re Going to Be Okay from the library.  Mostly because I have made soooooo many mistakes in the past few months and my life has understandably and perhaps predictably fallen to shit.  Ultimately, I checked it out because I needed a little reassurance, even though […]

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netizen |ˈnetəzən| noun a user of the Internet, esp. a habitual or avid one. //// (By the way, Happy Father’s Day to my 3ish male readers who may or may not be Father’s!) Christianity Today’s perspective on Should Christians Support Reparations for African-Americans. On my new (& shiny) Facebook page: Mixed HAIRitage I asked what […]

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Maya Angelou

Beautiful Maya via Don’t shoot the messenger! Hey, I’m just the messenger! A flippant yet poignant phrase, no?  The implication that someone is bringing a message of some sort to me from someone else, carrying it like a box of unsteady explosives or a barrel of chocolates.  The medium is superfluous, the messenger simply has […]

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On this day on Lake Michigan it was 55 & very windy.  I was REALLY cold.  My friend, M however was enjoying the warmth of the water.  Which pretty much proves it...different can be good.

Yo yo yiggity yo!  I am back from my 6 wk. self-imposed blogging hiatus of sorts.  If I hadn’t taken that time I was going to implode with ALL the frustrations.  So.  How did it go? Let’s just say that first week was flipping ridick.  I had NO idea how addicted I was.  Once I deleted […]

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My Instagram(ed) life…

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Have you ever noticed that WE are the new media? We bloggers, we facebook-users, we Twitter-tweeters? We Pinterest-pinners?  We tumbling-tumblrs?  Any one can slap some words on an image, post it to facebook, pin it on pinterest and all of a sudden it’s “truth.”  In fact, Tumblr was made by this: the ability to easily […]

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World Vision 2011 Christmas Gift Catalog Cover

It’s Cyber Monday & if your like me your having hard time getting anything done on your computer due to an obnoxious amount of aggressive emails boasting of their “FANTASTIC” & “AMAZING” Cyber Monday bargains. Ugh.  Sometimes, y’all it’s just good for me to be redirected like a 2 year old is redirected when they […]

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wow.  just wow.

I am coming to terms.  Truth is, the interwebs is not always a nice place to play for a Mommy blogger.  Bottom line: folks are mean.  Especially the lady folk. A few weeks ago, I got an Honesty Box inbox message that wasn’t very nice.  A woman said, “you hide behind your personality.”

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