Voting brought this Nasty Woman to tears

Walking out of my polling place, I wasn’t prepared for the onslaught of emotion.I didn’t wear white. I didn’t wear a pantsuit. I didn’t get to put my sticker on Susan B. Anthony’s tombstone....more

Catholic Voting 101: A Guide for the Confused

Image Credit: Donkey HoteyIt's come to my attention that many (maybe even most?) of my fellow Catholics are a bit confused on the i...more

Celebrating National Women's Equality Day

Women gained the right to vote in the US on this day only ninety-six years ago. Considering that our nation’s first election was held in 1788 (over two hundred years ago!), it’s still a pretty big deal for us ladies.I’d also like to mention that in 1920, when the 19th Amendment passed, this was mostly for white women. It was a long time before women of color gained equal access to the polls....more

Why I’m Not Voting This Year

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My Father is Voting for Trump!

My father and I talk almost daily, with roughly 50% of our conversations focusing on weather and traffic, another 25% on updates such as my daughter lost her first tooth or my son got an A on a French test, and the last 25% of real life stuff like how many more rounds of chemo for  ...more

Super Tuesday, Hillary and Autism

Happy or Unhappy Super Tuesday, as the case may be. Many of us are, understandably, too busy to pay attention to the political arena, so I will make this short and sweet (or not so sweet if you disagree)....more

Legalized It.

Oregon, say hello to your new state weed: ...more