A Filibuster for Feminism (Drama in the Texas Statehouse)

I was working on my website yesterday (doing a bunch of boring stuff y'all don't really need to know about) when someone on my Facebook page mentioned that there was a filibuster going on in the Texas state house. My first reaction was 'what is the Texas legislature doing in session'? and my second was 'why should I care'? ...more

Building a New Balance After Losing Your Job

One of the things that 'life experience' gives you is the experience of loss. We lose friends, lovers, and often, jobs. When we experience these losses, we either learn from them, or we repeat them. Job loss can be especially stressful, in part because we are trained to not acknowledge that we are mourning when we lose a job -- even a job we didn't love.  We mourn our connection to co-workers, our spending power, the sense of security a paycheck provides, the sense of status that our job title had given us....more
@kulls2 thank you. Too often we experience loss as 'the end of the world' vs. 'the end of ...more

7 Free Computer Tools Everyone Should Try

Free computer tools are the bread and butter of my technological life. When I first got my own computer, out of necessity (lack of money) I educated myself about every free tool out there, and over the years, that knowledge has expanded, and I now pay for very little in the way of security and other computer tools. ...more
I used AVG for years until it got to be a pain to update. That's when I switched to Microsoft ...more