My Husband, the Persian Gulf Veteran

My husband is older than me by nine years and five months. When I was in sixth grade, he was a specialist driving a HEMTT for the United States Army during the Persian Gulf War. In 1990, Saddam Hussein ordered the invasion and occupation of Kuwait. Hussein refused to withdraw in defiance of the UnitedContinue reading “My Husband, the Persian Gulf Veteran”

Stupid Girl (the song I was listening to when I wrote this)

I win some, I lose some; I win more than I lose–I lose a follower, I gain three. Fuck you very much. I’m not a gambler, I’m just honest, and for me, honesty is never a wager I’m afraid to bet on. I know I often rub people the wrong way, and I’m totally good withContinue reading “Stupid Girl (the song I was listening to when I wrote this)”

A Radical Proposal

Sickness hovers heavy over America–the political and religious vitriol, explosive diarrhea. Civil liberties and the pursuit for more have only upset the belly of this great nation. Eliminate freedom, and be rid of the shit storm. Simple. Let us formally unite the church and state, and embrace a government dictated by Christian theocracy. I proposeContinue reading “A Radical Proposal”

Some thoughts of no one of particular consequence

An opinion is a view or judgment formed about something that is not necessarily based on fact or knowledge. I love opinions, particularly ones that are based on fact and/or knowledge. Especially my own. It has never been a secret amongst those who know me that I love the sound of my own voice. ToContinue reading “Some thoughts of no one of particular consequence”

Let Us All Be Human

“Let he who has not sinned cast the first stone.” -Jesus   “Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.” -Buddha   Pride joined with many virtues chokes them all.  -Jewish Proverb   “Human decency is not derived from religion.Continue reading “Let Us All Be Human”