Just musing

I wrote this on the 10 year anniversary of the 9/11 attack

My feelings and my story have not changed, but I relive every year. And I live every year. 9/11 +10 It has been ten years, three children, and a marriage since terror, grief, anger, fear, and an overwhelming helplessness filled me all at once, for the first and only time in my life. There are… Continue reading I wrote this on the 10 year anniversary of the 9/11 attack

Just musing

Five Finger Death Punch hits hard on veteran tragedies in America

The right has been terrible at messaging via popular culture. We talk about it ALL of the time. Maybe it's time to stop talking about it, and start noticing that the issues that matter to us, matter outside of the pundit-y microcosm, too. While we discuss policy and strategy around sending troops back into Iraq, and… Continue reading Five Finger Death Punch hits hard on veteran tragedies in America

Current Events

Texas Senate Candidate Dwayne Stovall Hits Cornyn on Debt Ceiling Vote

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX),  already facing a difficult race in Texas, may have just signed his own retirement letter by becoming a pivotal vote to pass the debt ceiling increase Wednesday evening. In defiance of GOP promises to attach spending cuts to further debt ceiling increases, Cornyn sided with Senator Mitch McConnell to kill a… Continue reading Texas Senate Candidate Dwayne Stovall Hits Cornyn on Debt Ceiling Vote

Just musing

Selling The News

I like to imagine that a lot of people perform the cliché end-of-year introspection ritual. I like to imagine that people who take the time, genuinely enjoy the review of the good moments, and intend to do something to keep from repeating the not so good moments. I'll get around to my own, but  I've spent… Continue reading Selling The News