I didn't want to write about Brittany Maynard, because it’s hard to disagree with someone who is dying of cancer and not look (and feel) like a big jerk. But here I sit, trying to write about something else, and I just keep coming back … Continue reading The Right-To-Die Effect
Like most parents, I think my kids are pretty much the most awesome people in the world. My husband is cool too, although it's less cute when he babbles, drools or gets food all over himself. Anyway, I'm truly thankful for my family, home, job, … Continue reading 7 Embarrassing Accomplishments of an Overwhelmed Parent
Midterm elections are swiftly approaching, and as usual, I am pretty clueless… in general, yes, but I meant about who should get my vote. Here’s why: In scrolling through my Facebook feed I came across an image of a fetus placed next to an image … Continue reading God Is Love (Not a Democrat, and Not a Republican)
A little story about my husband receiving legal status in the USA.
First, let me state for the record that I love my husband and have never regretted our marriage, although it’s been a rough road at times. He is compassionate, sweet, intuitive, a great dad, brave, and smart in all the ways that I am not … Continue reading On Marriage, Mexicans, and Misunderstandings: I’m not a freaking bird.
A few of my thoughts on God and mental health after the loss of my big brother to suicide.
The Pope was interviewed in 2014, and gave a list of Ten Keys to Happiness. I liked the list overall. Take the Sabbath off? Much needed and very Biblical! Stop harming the environment? We should be better stewards, indeed! A healthy sense of leisure? Heck … Continue reading The Pope and I