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

Current Events, Just musing

Trayvon, Martin and John

On November 22, 2013, we will mourn the fiftieth anniversary of the loss of President John F. Kennedy. To some, he'll be remembered as king of Camelot. To some, he'll be remembered as the president who could have stopped the Vietnam War. For some, he'll be remembered at playing the greatest game of chess with… Continue reading Trayvon, Martin and John

Current Events, Just musing

Sissy Journalism Fails to Cut at the Roots

Benghazi. Benghazi. Benghazi. For a week now, the angle to come at this has plagued me. What are we dealing with? What’s the story? A terrorist attack spawned by an anti-Muslim movie? An unchecked riot? A lie from the Obama Administration about what exactly happened? What’s the biggest thing worth covering here? Who cares, right… Continue reading Sissy Journalism Fails to Cut at the Roots

Current Events, Just musing

Reconsidering the Game of RISK

North Korea says, “We'll rain fire down upon the White House.” North Korea says, “We'll test missiles whenever we want.” North Korea says, “We're closing the North/South border.” North Korea says, “We're moving missiles around, preparing to strike.” North Korea says a lot of shit. And South Korea yawns and says, “North Korea does this… Continue reading Reconsidering the Game of RISK