Come, Hear, Do…A Response

March 20, 2013 § 4 Comments

Mixed media by Tatum Hart

Mixed media by Tatum Hart

Rarely do I act on my desire to thank those who have invested in me – especially the women. « Read the rest of this entry »

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A Philisophical Attempt

March 15, 2013 § 3 Comments

thinker“Did you know that evil doesn’t exist?”

“How so?”

“Well, since darkness is the absence of light, it can’t be measured. So evil doesn’t exist.”

“Hmm. What about the acts of people who rape women and abuse children?”

Pause. “Lesser forms of good.”

We sat next to each other with our dinner plates in our lap, watched the muted commercials which followed a segment of our favorite sitcom, both relieved to be home after fighting the traffic from work. Just as casually as the conversation came, it left. « Read the rest of this entry »

Sign Here, Mr. Rob Zombie

February 14, 2013 § Leave a comment

Thirteen years ago I worked as a youth counselor for a non-profit residential program for teen girls. I wore a set of keys on a stretchy bright orange bracelet. The residents had to ask to be let into their rooms, into the bathroom, into the kitchen; they had to wait while staff unlocked the doors to go outside, eager to escape the government gray cement walls. « Read the rest of this entry »

Article on Contraception

December 2, 2012 § 6 Comments

So I’ve been thinking about what my focus could be for this blog wrapped inside the broader “new mom” package and then I started reading over the Google news as I usually do each morning at my desk. I saw an article headline that read: Teens Need Contraception Prescriptions in Hand. « Read the rest of this entry »

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