Abuse has a strange, isolating effect. It separates one from friends and family, from one’s own good sense and judgement, and from trust in one’s own senses. It’s debilitating. And it doesn’t always look like what you expect. Mandy’s abuser was quite invested in doting on her and showing off how devoted he was to… Continue reading A Story of the World, Big and Small
25Jun 2013 edit: you’ll want to add ‘former’ to ‘friend’ in the opening paragraph. So recently, my friend Zak asked me a question about the differences between playing D&D, and playing Monsterhearts. I play in his game every week, as well as with lots of other people that run #FLAILSNAILS games. He’d seen me… Continue reading sing along and it just might get you through
Sat, 20 Mar 2010 15:18:37 +0000 Just found myself soabboxing on Chuck Wendig’s blog about supporting small farms and CSA. Thought it might as well be here. I haven’t actually done CSA personally yet, mostly because of circumstance. However, I can attest personally to how valuable it is to small farmers. Because it’s supporting… Continue reading Community-Supported Agriculture: Awesome!
Tue, 16 Mar 2010 04:30:00 +0000 Story inspired by Fattie’s rant I really seriously SERIOUSLY fucking hate it when someone has to put the word positive in as a modifier or as a qualitative statement when speaking about a Black Woman. I hate it even more when it’s applied to me. I suggested to this… Continue reading papa was a rodeo