So, I have two big pieces of news today. First of all, the Warren County Children's Advocacy Center is opening up at the end of this month/beginning of August and I could not be more stoked. When I interviewed for this job at the paper I answered the obligatory "where will you be in five … Continue reading Minchin Monday (on Tuesday) and Bomb Planes
So I get this email every now and again from history.com that tells me silly things that happened on "this day" a long time ago. Basically, it's a happy birthday to weird shit that happened email. And I usually just delete them because the events are just sort of meh. But I connected with today's … Continue reading Minchin Monday and Monkey Trials
I'm not a fan of either. I was confronted with the reality of my situation upon allowing a photo of myself to be taken with Ash at today's parade. Something's got to give. Like, in my brain. I need to get over the hump of realization and start caring. Ugh. I'm never going to be … Continue reading Parades and My Body
I'm rewriting classic children's stories this month in my columns. So far I'm pretty proud of my updates. What do you think? Read this week's here and let me know. How would your day go if you were Alexander?
This Minchin Monday has been cancelled due to a story about which nothing is funny. Jessica White was fatally shot on Wednesday, June 21. By today, a gofundme.com campaign in her name had raised $10,000 in 72 hours. All of the money is going toward her funeral expenses, with all remaining money going toward her three children. Seventy-two … Continue reading Jessica White and No Minchin Monday
This will officially wrap up our unit on shit moms say. It's been good month. I never know, when I pick a subject to explore, whether it has potential or is going to be difficult, and produce mediocre results. But this month? This month I'm proud of. Here's the final installment. Now go ye forth, my … Continue reading A Column and a Query
Why yes, I am aware that it's Tuesday. Orange is the New Black just came out, okay? I've been binging hard on season five and I'm still not done. It's been out for five days today. I should be watching the entire season for the third time by now. I'm way behind on my shameless … Continue reading Minchin Monday and That Bitch Irene