Love Them Anyway

I give myself away. Constantly. I bleed myself dry for people - making time where none exists, overcoming impossible obstacles, showing up when I’m too sick to stand, putting my own needs last, saying yes when everyone else has said no. And then, when I have nothing left to give, I still say yes and [...]

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Tears for a Man No One Cared Abouti

I am sitting here with tears streaming down my cheeks tonight. I cannot stop the floodgate that has opened up, and honestly I don't want to. The tears are for a man that no one cared about. But that's not entirely true. I did. His name was Danny Pilcher. He was homeless - one amongst [...]

Because of Some Blankets

We hear a lot of stories these days about hatred, violence, destruction, death. I am loathe to turn on the news because it is chock full of these things and utterly depressing. It often feels like we are living a lost cause and that the good has fled from the hearts of all humanity. The [...]

The Harvey Family You Helped

Back in September, I wrote a couple of heartfelt blogs as the chaos of Hurricane Harvey consumed my beloved city - The Good Thing Harvey Washed Away and The Wrong Donations - Some Tough Words on Disaster Relief. With the massive (rather unexpected) response I was receiving, I decided to use my popularity (notoriety?) for [...]

Inaccessible 

I went to the dentist this week. I could probably stop there because that pretty much sums up everything. It's been a root canal of a week, let me tell you. Speaking of root canals, I apparently need one. Yay. Me. It's not because I have a cavity from not brushing my teeth but because [...]