Character and Song #65: Tali, The Trick Faerie

Mischief! Mischief! Oh yes. This sneaky, sly, and remorseless woman with the white hair with purple streaks and pitch black eyes tends to simply make things worse. She seems to be the only Faerie that is completely no help at all. That actually says a lot about the god who created her. She spends most […]

When the Cure Feels Worse than the Disease. ~ Debra Caplin | elephant journal

Mm, I can see now why the docs have tried to save my uterus. I knew that it wouldn’t be a cure for the endo or PCOS but the lack of a menstrual cycle would at least prevent new endometrial cells from escaping and growing since there’d be no production of them. I am glad […]

My Blissful Escape: How I Defied Terrible Odds

*Notes: 1. Cross-posted from Postmodern Woman. 2.For all of you too afraid to share yesterday’s post or those who simply don’t understand it, fret not. Today’s post isn’t about race but about humanity. And maybe it’ll provide you with the context you need to translate my other posts this week. Thank you for reading. I […]

5 Things I Learned Committing A Campus Sexual Assault | Cracked.com

I’m glad they’re writing about this. We need better solutions and not empty rhetoric or punishment. Even as a survivor of more instances than I can remember I can understand this is so much more conplex and that the solution needs to dig deeper. It’s easy to be reactionary. But we won’t put a stop […]

The Lowest Common Denominator

Entertainment is currently geared toward the lowest common denominator. The worst, the ugliest, the most inhumane. The more disgusting, the most idiotic, the more twisted is what gets play. Dollars are pouring in for the emotionally stunted, the downright abusive, the utterly weak. People salivate over the inane fights, delight in misunderstandings, and cheer when […]

5 Signs You’re Trapped In An Irrational Relationship (And How To Fix It)

They wanted the effect without the right cause. The Law Of Causality Unhappiness is the result of believing you deserve something you have not earned. Life is much simpler than most people want you to believe. You do x and you get y. That’s it. It’s a simple math equation. The problem is the average […]

Angie Across America

Need inspiration? Like cycling? Love challenges? Or just want to see how much Kansas sucks? Watch this documentary made by a tenacious, compassionate friend of mine. My eyes were wet from beginning to end. It’s so much more than 4000 miles in 39 days. And the story doesn’t end here. I can’t wait to see […]