I've always loved reading. I could sit anywhere and read for hours on end. Even as a child with a minimal attention span, somehow a good book always held my attention. I also had special reading spots - one of my favorites involved a 30 minute process of climbing a tree, setting up a hanging … Continue reading Am I Allowed to Read a Book Now?
... But this new Affordable Care Act healthcare is really great and even affordable! I'm so glad they're getting rid of that darn Obamacare. It was doomed from the start! This was something I actually heard on a bus the other day. I did my best to stay calm, not completely rage, rip my hair … Continue reading I Hate Obamacare!
My sister and I are very different people except in one key area. We're both rotten, filthy socialists. Like many Mid-Western families who have barely ever existed outside of a 50 mile radius from where we grew up ("Hey, that's not fair," my uncle shouts! "I've been outside a 50 mile radius of here, like … Continue reading You Filthy Socialist
Let's go back in time a few months to that fateful day in October when now President Donald Trump casually brushed off sexual assault by calling it normal manly talk, things you hear all the time in locker rooms, totally fine because famous people can get away with things like that. I remember when people … Continue reading Locker Room Talk
On going camping in Iceland: "Be careful! Don't get hypothermia! That whole country is pure ice!" ---I think you mean Greenland. Iceland is fairly temperate, especially in August. On going to Cancun, Mexico: "Be careful! How will you even get around? Do you even speak Mexican?" ---In fact, I do speak Spanish, and so do … Continue reading My Family is Irrationally Fearful When I Travel
Refugees have been constantly in the news lately with Americans' irrational fear of terrorism and President Trump's executive orders that sound like (though definitely are NOT, because that would be SAD!) Muslim bans. Refugees are dangerous! How do we know a terrorist won't pretend to be one to infiltrate our country?! It's all Obama's fault … Continue reading EXTREME vetting