Wow, kindness abounds…

This kitten will be the only thin compared to Hitler in your comments from this moment on.

... So I've been sort of laying low for a bit because I didn't know how my post below would be received. Writing it was, ironically, a bit like giving birth. The labor was long - 6 whole months! - and so much emotional energy and physical exertion was poured into writing it that I needed some recovery time afterwards. So I hit publish, turn off my laptop, and took a nap. Oh, and I also went to the ER yesterday morning. I was bitten by a spider three days ago while working in my garden and it … [Read more...]

Fifteen years later and silent no more…

... The bumper sticker read, “Having an abortion does not make you un-pregnant, it makes you the mother of a dead baby”. The word "mother" struck me because “mother” is such a powerful word. It conjures many meanings, and when a woman becomes one she is fundamentally changed. “Mother” as a verb means to nurture, care for and protect. “Mother” as a noun means a female person who is pregnant with or gives birth to a child; or a female person whose egg unites with sperm, resulting … [Read more...]