An apology to my daughter

November 9, 2016


Today I have to explain to my daughter why an openly racist, sexist, serial-adulterer who peddles fear and hate won an election over an eminently qualified woman who while not perfect, has never actually committed a crime. Today I have to explain to my daughter why a man who routinely swindles his employees and steals […]

Posted in: Politics

All the fire in the universe cannot purge the sins of men.

September 27, 2018


I have attempted to chose words carefully to mask my gender. I’ve done this to be as neutral as possible. To be as inviting as possible to anyone who may stumble in my very, very tiny corner of the internet. Neutrality in the face of evil is aid to evil. I am a 37 year-old, […]

Posted in: Politics, Social

Shameless Plug for the Spouse

September 5, 2018


It’s an Etsy store! With stuff made of stones and metal. Probably some woodworking in the near future. It’s here.

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It doesn’t change anything

August 24, 2018


Oh. That thought again. The slog is relentless. So much energy, so much time poured into this. I’m losing the plot and the point. Twelve, fourteen, eighteen hour days. Two hundred twenty hours between days off. Too exhausted to do anything but work and too wired to sleep when I’m not. I slide so easily […]

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I’m crawling out

November 14, 2017


I’ve spend the past 12 months grinding Microsoft certifications. The downside is there are only so many hours in a day and study cuts into writing. Sometimes short-term goals must supersede long-term goals to assist the long-term goals. Upside, raises, promotion with raise, and more raises. Also a new shift which allows me to spend […]

Posted in: Me

Blog Against Theocracy …

April 17, 2017


Source: Blog Against Theocracy …

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February 8, 2017


She was seven when they started talking to her.  Fakhera didn’t know what they were but they loved to see her.  To help her.  They told her when her parents were asleep.  They told her when the cat was about to sneak outside.  They told her so many things.  Sometimes bad things. They were at […]

Posted in: Writing