Selectively PC | Wash Your Mouth Out Wednesdays

In a previous edition of WYMOW, I talked about how sometimes people are put off by political correctness. Since that post, I’ve been paying closer attention to PC issues when reading news or… Continue reading

News Flash: Karen’s Dad Not Saint as Implied

I think we all realize that it’s sometimes best to say nothing, rather than blurt out the truth. Others’ assumptions about what is not said can sometimes work to our disadvantage, but there… Continue reading

Hate is a Simple Fact of Life

Originally posted on Standing at the Mouth of Truth:
Image courtesy of “artur84” / I thought I might go through the exercise of resurrecting and editing a few of my older posts…

This is What Happened When I had a Child (caution, unpleasant things ahead!)

I had such a great pregnancy, aside from the round ligament pain I had toward the end. I would be shopping for nursery fabric, and then, wham, I would have to sit down… Continue reading

Loud and Proud: Loving an Aging Body

Tonight I read a Huff Post blog entry about a woman who has decided to be out there, loud and proud, in a bathing suit. For any men reading, let me fill you… Continue reading

If Only He Would Change| Wash Your Mouth Out Wednesdays

This edition of Wash Your Mouth Out Wednesdays is sponsored by Throwback Thursdays. I was just too tired to finish it up yesterday, so for that, I apologize.  But let’s begin: Why in… Continue reading

“Wussification” | Wash Your Mouth Out Wednesdays

Sometimes this word begins with “P”, but I ran across it yesterday in its kinder, gentler form. It happened to be on the internet, so there was no one’s mouth readily available to… Continue reading

What is This World Coming To? | Wash Your Mouth Out Wednesdays

Well, I heard it again today.  I may not hear it everyday, but I do hear it several times a week. What is this world coming to? While you’re standing at the Mouth of… Continue reading

New Segment: Wash Your Mouth Out Wednesdays

Since I don’t have any themes on this blog (except me, of course!), I have decided to introduce a new segment on Wednesdays entitled “Wash Your Mouth Out Wednesdays.” In honor of the… Continue reading

Excuse Me, Sir | poetry

Excuse me, sir, can you tell me where I am? I am not sure how I got here or really where this place is; It seems familiar, but I don’t remember turning onto… Continue reading