Don’t be like Barb

Yes, I understand that this presidential election has been especially contentious. And yes, I also understand that we are very divided by our choices. But when it comes to name calling, can we leave some things out of it? See, yesterday, I was scrolling through Facebook when one of those “Your friend commented on a…

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My mind’s a babbling brook

  No, really. It’s just this little stream, happily skipping along thanks to the power of caffeine as it spurts out possibly inappropriate comments. AKA – Phoebe doesn’t do well on interrupted sleep. Which is all she’s gotten this week. The only reason these words are getting down on here is thanks to the second…

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Why Words Matter

“It’s just a word.” “Geez, don’t take it seriously!” “It’s just an expression, it doesn’t mean anything.” We’ve all heard this, maybe even said it, during the course of our lives.  How words are just that – words.  They hold no power unless you allow it. Rationally, I get this. Emotionally, my reaction is more…

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