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No more thoughts and prayers

Two mass shootings in two days. There are no words to describe the anger I feel at the senseless loss of life all because our governmental representatives are so scared to do anything that would upset their donors. Families today must deal with the worst kind of grief...

Not Going Down Without a Fight

As we all wake up this morning to the news that the unimaginable has actually happened, I am afraid. I am afraid for people of color. I am afraid for non-Christians. I am afraid for the GLBTA community. I am afraid for the immigrants. I am afraid for those countries...

In Which I Get Angry

I had a review scheduled for today, like I almost always do during the week. However, I have to get something off my chest because it has been bothering me for a few days now. First, some backstory. On Saturday, a local teacher and coach committed suicide. He was in...

Food for Thought: Confessions of a Book Snob

Hello, my name is Michelle, and I am a book snob. It is not something about which I am proud. After all, if I am truly an advocate for literacy, it shouldn’t matter what everyone else reads. Yet, I cannot help but laugh with disdain when I see someone reading Steve...