The Charleston Church Massacre and Our 'White Problem'

Wednesday night around 8pm, a White male identified as 21-year-old Dylann Roof walked into the historic Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina. He came there with a loaded gun and at least five rounds of ammunition. As the twelve Black men, women, and children who were present in that church prayed and invited this man into their Bible study session for the evening, he contemplated their deaths. He thought about what he would say as he killed them....more
I'm only one person, I carry no hatred toward any other race. I too, grew up with parents who ... more

Rehtaeh Parsons: In Canada, I Can't Even Say Her Name

In Canada, I can't tell you the story of Rehtaeh Parsons. I can't tell you about how, when Rehtaeh was 15, she went to a house party and had too much to drink and ended up, after a wretched series of events, vomiting out a window as a boy violated her from behind. I can't tell you about how someone else took a photo of this moment as the boy behind her smiled and gave a thumbs-up. ...more
So people wonder why most rapes are unreported? more

Please Stop Panicking About Ebola

Earlier this week, the Kansas City local news teased to a potential Ebola case in the metro. Oops, no, maybe it was typhoid. Everyone freaked out, anyway. It is as though there has never been a contagious disease outbreak in the history of humanity. Listen, we have to stop the madness....more
Rita Arens of which I am one. more

Please Stop Panicking About Ebola

Earlier this week, the Kansas City local news teased to a potential Ebola case in the metro. Oops, no, maybe it was typhoid. Everyone freaked out, anyway. It is as though there has never been a contagious disease outbreak in the history of humanity. Listen, we have to stop the madness....more
I think you are being socially responsible with this post and thank you for that. I also think ... more

Please Stop Panicking About Ebola

Earlier this week, the Kansas City local news teased to a potential Ebola case in the metro. Oops, no, maybe it was typhoid. Everyone freaked out, anyway. It is as though there has never been a contagious disease outbreak in the history of humanity. Listen, we have to stop the madness....more
Rita Arens if this statement wasn't in the post, I wouldn't have even commented. Did you see the ... more

Please Stop Panicking About Ebola

Earlier this week, the Kansas City local news teased to a potential Ebola case in the metro. Oops, no, maybe it was typhoid. Everyone freaked out, anyway. It is as though there has never been a contagious disease outbreak in the history of humanity. Listen, we have to stop the madness....more
Rita, as the information and knowledge about contracting this disease change daily, I think ... more

Please Stop Panicking About Ebola

Earlier this week, the Kansas City local news teased to a potential Ebola case in the metro. Oops, no, maybe it was typhoid. Everyone freaked out, anyway. It is as though there has never been a contagious disease outbreak in the history of humanity. Listen, we have to stop the madness....more
sgamer0425 our first responders are at the biggest risk. more

My iPad is bricked after installing iOS 8. Boo. :(

My iPad is bricked after installing iOS 8. Boo. :( ...more
aww that's too bad. iOS8 went seamlessly for me, but setting up the new phone, not so much. I ... more

I'm back from my road trip. Idea to blog about it each day went out the window quickly. Oh well. Was great fun!

I'm back from my road trip. Idea to blog about it each day went out the window quickly. Oh well. Was great fun! ...more
Cath, that happens to me every single vacation. I guess we aren't true travel bloggers are we? xo more

Happy Monday night!

Happy Monday night! ...more
and a good Tuesday morning to you too! more