I didn't have a large group of friends in high school. I didn't even have a small group--the class of 2001 more or less just tolerated one another. The closest thing I had to a best friend, Liz, decided...

Saturday at Wal-Mart

Given the uneasy state of our nation, I could write about Black Lives Matter, but I won’t. As a white middle-class woman, I have no idea what it’s like to be anything else and feel grossly unqualified to make...
School has started back and once again it's time for the friendly PTO reminders of whatever shit the kids will be selling this week. I don't mind the school supplies, weird fees, and occasional classroom donation... but I refuse...

VBS Round Up

We would joke as young adults that kids were put on the "VBS circuit" all summer. I can understand the temptation of it. It's like free babysitting + Jesus. Sweet deal for me, with the exception of the camps that...
Like a lot of families, we pay for hundreds of channels, but watch very little. Our main source of viewing comes from streaming TV and videos. Between Netflix, Amazon Prime, and YouTube usage, our bandwidth was a little excessive....
Christian Women

Good Christian Bullies

I always feel like a warning or explanation is in order when I make posts like this. I consider myself Christian. I do not consider myself a “good Christian.” I sin more than I probably should, I’d rather sleep...
....Opinions. We've moved even further away from a time when a complaint or a dissenting opinion wasn't allowed. Now the friendly folks in Jacksonville have done it again. I imagine them like a group of southern Stepford wives trying to host...
I've written about my experiences in church in Jacksonville before. It was a reflection of what the church was like growing up as an outsider. Sadly, things haven't changed a whole lot now that I'm an adult and I'm...
speaking peace

Speaking My Peace

I’ve made my posts about bullies. Let this post be about thanking those individuals. To catch up, I walked up on a scene, was videotaped, and called a whale. Old news. It’s easy to bully when you hide behind a keyboard,...

JSLoser

Shortly before my senior year of high school I decided to change my intended major to Criminal Justice. With a local university offering a decent CJ program, it was a no-brainer to switch from UAH to JSU—saving money, less...

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