No Place Like Home

So, hi all. It’s been a few…years? Though, not gonna lie, I find it incredibly ironic that my last post, in 2015, about the Dylan Roof massacre, is still relevant. Meaning, in 2015, this was a thing, and it’s somehow an even more extreme and bigger thing 2 years later (hello, actual Nazis openly announcing […]

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Beyond the Mason-Dixon Line

I realize that I haven’t posted anything in a long time, so readers should know it would take something pressing for me to come out of my proverbial hole after so long. That is the case. I feel there are some things about this whole Confederate flag controversy that need to be said; I may […]

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College Dreams

A few months ago, an old friend of mine attempted to take me to task over my old college dreams. The statement went something along the lines of, “Back X years ago, you had dreams and plans, and I don’t see that in you now.” Well, around 10 years ago, I was in college. During […]

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Love and Loss

The last couple of months have been…interesting, I suppose (depending on one’s definition of interesting). I finally changed from my maiden name on all my documentation for the other side of the border. On New Year’s Eve, my best friend and I got into a big fight over e-mail (which I’m not sure we’ve moved […]

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I Remember

Each Remembrance Day, I think of 3 things (usually in this order): 1. Mr. Miles. It’s easy to take memorial-type holidays for granted when you have no personal stake in it. Several years ago, I had a very personal stake in the welfare of deployed troops. What would have normally been one of the happiest […]

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Chuvernment

I don’t want to be so bold as to assume that I’m the only one who has thought about this connection, but I will say I find it ironic that in the US, where church and government are separated (theoretically anyway), church and government are actually dealing with similar flaws at the moment. Pope Francis […]

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