A lot of the posts on this blog are just plain silliness. I write a lot of nonsensical things to amuse myself, and hopefully, others. But these posts are about serious business. These are the posts where I talk about real topics, for better or worse. In order of recency (newest first):
Someone Has It Worse
Discussing news stories of women who are kept captive and sexually abused for years.
Let Them Eat Cake
The other side of “money buys freedom.”
Back To The Kitchen
A post on the gender gap.
Supreme Court: Now Accepting Tips
A satirical post on how fucked up the US Supreme Court is.
The Sky Is Falling: The Media, The Justice System & Pedophiles
How the American justice system is broken when it comes to child sexual abuse.
This Is Why I Have A Problem With Fundamentalists
This Is Why I Have A Problem With Fundamentalists Part 2
A two-part series exploring the anti-gay law in Uganda.
Remind Me Never To Shop At Hobby Lobby
Discussing the Supreme Court case on employers paying for health insurance that provides birth control under the ACA.
Big Bang Breakthrough
Gravitational waves! Einstein was right!
How Domestic Violence Got Me Out Of Jury Duty
The story of having to tell the court I was a victim of domestic violence.
My Affordable Care Act
I take you through the process of signing up for the ACA.
To Anyone Who’s Ever Said, “Why don’t they just leave?”
A letter to people who don’t understand domestic violence.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
If you are in danger, please call emergency services, your local hotline, or in the United States, call The Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233), or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY), or visit TheHotline.org. Be safe.
12 Years Later…
Discussion on racism on the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.
A Letter To Parents About Sexual Abuse
I offer some advice to parents on how to deal with it.
I talk about how dumb rioting is in the wake of the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman acquittal.
The Barbie Fallacy
A rant about gender stereotyping and body image issues.
A Culture Of Terror
Condemnation of the American media and government.
A discussion of body dysmorphic disorder.
Abuse And Promiscuity
A post about sexual promiscuity as the result of child sexual abuse.
The Sky Is Falling: The Media & The Boston Bombings
A discussion of the conspiracy theories regarding the Boston Marathon bombings.
Things We Can’t Talk About
Discussing child sexual abuse.
Cheer Up, Dammit.
More struggles with major depressive disorder.
Hurt: The Aftermath
Part Two of my own experience with domestic violence.
On Health Care
A bitchfest about the shoddy state of health care in the United States.
On the 2nd Amendment, Health Care and Mass Murder
A post just as described in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut school shootings.
The Death Of A Dream
A post about how I will never be an astronaut.
Wounds That Never Heal
A gut wrenching story of my former animal friends.
Part One of my own experience with domestic violence.
Polly Ticks & The Angry Vaginas
Blathering about politics the day after the 2012 United States Election.
A discussion of how events can change the course of your life.
A Letter To My Dead Grandmother
I give my abusive grandmother a piece of my mind.
Being Crazy: Things I’ve Lost
My struggle with major depressive disorder.
Where I am now in my struggle to overcome child abuse and domestic violence.
The Fairness Sham
My philosophy of life, the universe and everything.
A random diatribe about bleh.
If I Only Had 10 Years to Live
If you only had ten more years to live, would you do anything differently?
My thoughts on predetermination.
The Night That Changed My Life
I talk about having my skull smashed by a stage light.
A Little String & A Stuffed Donkey
I talk about the voices in my head. Probably the most revealing post on this whole blog.
On Being Dead
My many experiences with dying.
The rules I created to conduct myself as a reasonable member of society.
Of Mice And Memory
Ruminating on the power of memory.
The Dead File
Another friend died.
I regale you with an epic of navigating the Gov’t Dept. of Crazy. What fun!
In The Middle
More Gov’t Dept. of Crazy adventures.
Semantics & Isms
My foundational thinking on faith.
The post where I came out as an atheist blogger.
Write about one thing you’ve never told anyone and explain why.
The Hard Way
The only way to learn.
Reason Is Not To Blame
Do you believe everything happens for a reason?
Talking about mass murder prompted by the Norway killings.
Loved And The Lost
On losing love.
Mind & Heart
Personification of internal organs.
I Hate Birthdays
Another year, another diatribe about hating birthdays.
Death and Taxes
About the death of my oldest friend.
An open letter to greedy Wall Street types.
There’s not enough of it in the world. I miss mine.
MISSING: One Sense of Humor
I found it again.
Where Did The Bumper Go?
A discussion about the automotive industry in my hometown, Detroit.
How I got the nickname Goldfish.
My love for the stars.
A Fight Club Moment
One of those moments where I realize just how short life is.