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10 Years? Lawd, no wonder I'm tired...
Happy anniversary to me! The internets just reminded me that this blog is 10 years old today. **Pause...sip iced green tea...continue** And they said it'd never last. Many thanks to Brother Rob Thurman for gifting me a blog 10 years ago...and telling me t...
Happy anniversary to me! The internets just reminded me that this blog is 10 years old today. ***Pause...sip iced green tea...continue*** And they said it'd never last. Many thanks to Brother Rob Thurman for gifting me a ...
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On why I stepped away...and why I'm back...
Hi y’all. It has been forever and a day since I posted anything up on this blog. I took a step back...and it has made all the difference. See, late last year I found myself in a very negative space. Not my normal everyday bitchitude...no, this was more alon...
Hi y’all. It has been forever and a day since I posted anything up on this blog. I took a step back...and it has made all the difference. See, late last year I found myself in a very negative space. Not my normal ever...
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Meanwhile, in Missouri…
Hi, y’all. I’ve been busy offline, but you had to know that I’d be back
to write about the events taking place in my hometown of St. Louis, Missouri.  Last night, Ferguson was filled with more protests …more teargas,
rubber bullets, and the violent arrest o...
Hi, y’all. I’ve been busy offline, but you had to know that I’d be back to write about the events taking place in my hometown of St. Louis, Missouri.  Last night, Ferguson was filled with more protests…more teargas, r...
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On a disturbingly regular basis...
You know that scene in the movie Love Actually ? The one where Emma Thompson goes into the bedroom she shares with her husband, after having found proof that he’s likely cheating on her, and collects herself so that she can go to the Holiday event at her ch...
You know that scene in the movie Love Actually? The one where Emma Thompson goes into the bedroom she shares with her husband, after having found proof that he’s likely cheating on her, and collects herself so that she can go...
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On calling out the shit in the middle of the room…
Happy 2014, y’all! I’ve been absent from the internets for a long
spell. Between a starting a new job (yay!), dealing with some personal drama
(not so yay, but getting better), and news that Betsey the sorta-beagle is in
the process of dying from cancer (so...
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Something about October…
Gawd, I love this time of year.   The air is crisp…the trees in the park are beyond
beautiful…and the sorta-beagles can stay outside for extended periods of time
without frying like bacon. Sigh. I recently updated my LinkedIn profile and realized that I
ten...
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Give us a twirl and tell us about your outfit...
Confession...I’ve been enjoying the hell out of Deflate-gate . What? At least ESPN doesn’t sound like an Dateline NBC survival story anymore! And hey, deflate-gate was just about the get boring, but then Tom Brady held that Nixonian press conference and pum...
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Thoughts, emotions, and awareness…
Longtime readers know that
I’m a bit addicted to the history of social justice movements. After this week, I can’t help pondering
how the distance of time informs the way events are viewed. I have lived through
more than my fair share of before and after ev...
Longtime readers know that I’m a bit addicted to the history of social justice movements. After this week, I can’t help pondering how the distance of time informs the way events are viewed. I have lived through more than my f...
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What I’ve been up to…
Hi, y’all! I know, I know…I’m the worst. I’ve been gone forever and a day, but I’ve got a good
excuse! I was working to protect regular
folk from wretched policies being foisted upon my beloved Missouri by  über -conservatives and their in-state minions. Bl...
Hi, y’all! I know, I know…I’m the worst. I’ve been gone forever and a day, but I’ve got a good excuse! I was working to protect regular folk from wretched policies being foisted upon my beloved Missouri by über-con...
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RIP Betsey the Sorta-Beagle...
It is my sad duty to report that Betsey the sorta-beagle, my
beloved pet-companion for over a decade, passed away yesterday morning. She was 15 years old. Longtime readers will remember Betsey as a badass bundle of
joy who often kept me centered when all th...
It is my sad duty to report that Betsey the sorta-beagle, my beloved pet-companion for over a decade, passed away yesterday morning. She was 15 years old. Longtime readers will remember Betsey as a badass bundle of ...
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Many sympathies. Good pets should really just last forever.  :(
 
Small town values and unlocked doors…
Years ago, I received an email from a woman who was looking for some guidance in how to
help guide her two teenage boys through a situation where one of their friends
had confessed to rape.   The rape
survivor was also part of her sons’ social circle.   The...
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Fantasy hockey…with a dash of bitchitude!
Last night was my first fantasy hockey draft and it was
beyond fun.  The Futastics is
gonna whoop some ass! Welcome the Futastics to the ...
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I gave his email to the commish but I think they already had the max # of teams!

Sorry!!!

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Communications Director - Progress Missouri, Data Goddess, Contributor to Feministing.com, Blogger at AngryBlackBitch.com