I was drunk, and yes, I called you, but it wasn't that kind of invitation. I didn't want to be alone and asked you to stay, but it wasn't that kind of invitation. I drank the drink you poured me, because I trusted you. I laid down, because I felt dizzy; I wasn't able to send you home any more. My mind was clear but I couldn't move. I didn't want that, but I couldn't tell you. I saw what you did, but couldn't fight back....more
Please lend me your voiceWORLDWIDE PEACE DAY21ST SEPTEMBER 2013 TO COINCIDE WITH INTERNATIONAL PEACE DAY I have a dream, a peaceful day when people unite around the world to make new friends but most of all to raise awareness to the many different forms of abuse that are very sadly a part of our everyday lives....more
Gun violence is the number 2 killer of children between the ages of 2 and 19.Friends, MothersI know the topic of gun control is an extremely volatile issue. I want to make it clear that I am NOT opposed to guns, hunting, or homeowners having guns in their homes....more
I am beginning this book today. This entry is for my dear online friend Bruce and I (and anyone else who wishes to join in) to discuss the book as we work our way through it.WARNING: there will be spoilers....more
Pray tell, why do we have some much violence as entertainment?We’re good people. We love peace. I don’t believe we want to train our children to be fighters. Am I wrong in this? We lobby for gun control while using guns abundantly in movies or on television. Are we teaching that a gun is the way to solve a problem?I don’t get it. What am I missing?...more
I love movies and I’m always thrilled when I read about a film made for adults. It’s a sad fact of life that the big-budget productions, issued in the summer, all feature superheroes with super powers or Will Smith saving the universe –films intended to appeal to teenaged boys, unless they’re made to appeal to pre-teen girls with dreamy, pale-skinned vampires and pumped up wolfmen.
As a parent and as a human, my first reaction to the killings at Sandy Hook Elementary was to keen and to roar with heartbreak. Mass murders of schoolchildren are The Unimaginable, they are What Should Never Happen, they are several leagues beyond horrifying. As more reports emerged, I wept along with President Obama for those children, those parents, those teachers, their families, their loved ones....more