There Actually Are Things We Can Do About Gun Violence

I knew after my last post that I’d get some people saying, “But WHAT can we do? What laws or regulations would stop gun violence?” Well, I made a list of suggestions. Let’s make one thing clear from the start – no law or regulation will stop all crime. The point of common-sense gun regulations…

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Stop Making Excuses

Here I am, again, struggling with what to say after yet another mass shooting in this country. Since I wrote about the horrific mass-murder at the Pulse Nightclub in June of 2016, there have been 521 mass shootings. In four-hundred-something days, 585 people have been killed and 2,156 have been injured in mass shootings. I am…

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Itsa Mario At Disneyland Yahoo!

We’ve been going to the Disneyland Halloween Party for years – we even went with Maddie back in 2008. We weren’t able to swing it in 2016, so we were especially excited to go this year. As for our group costume, when James asked Mike if he’d go as the Luigi to his Mario, we…

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Wonderful-ish Tonight

Several years ago, Mike and I made a list of bands and musicians we want to make sure we see live, and we’ve been trying to check them off ever since. We’ve put a particular emphasis on the, shall I say, “senior legends.” Basically, the ones who might stop touring because they’re old. We’ve seen…

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A Decade Ago

Labor Day is a holiday that the honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws, and well-being of the country…but for me, it will always be the anniversary of one of the scariest days of my life. Ten years ago on Labor Day, my water broke…

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