April 2011 archive

gavel not included

I don’t know if there’s something in the air, but over the past few days I’ve been shocked by the hurtful judgements I’ve seen levied against other bloggers by people who are “just being honest.”  MckMama was taken to task for not caring enough about her cat, while a single Dad received death threats because […]

the sound of music in the dark

If you ever get the chance to attend a Sing-a-Long Sound of Music, say yes. Say yes quickly. And prepare to be delighted. I first heard about the show a few years ago from a friend of mine. I always thought it sounded like a riot.  Imagine my glee when I found out that the […]

How to Vote in 10 Minutes or Less

Every time an election is called I hear people talking about not voting and I get a little ranty. This year I’m going on the offensive and saying it early: YOU HAVE TO VOTE.  Don’t let yourself play the “it’s too complicated” or “I don’t really understand the issues” or “politics is hard” card. You […]