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Lessons From the Hue

Typically, a writer waits until the end of the series before he/she discusses lessons or insights with the reader, but I think it is prudent to do it now. A number of people have contacted me about "Annabelle", wonderign why she would ever keep working this horrid…

American Hunger and Homelessness

Marshall sent me to the grocery store two nights ago to buy a whole chicken for dinner - so I bought a whole raw chicken and set it on the counter. "What is this?" he asked in confusion. "It's a chicken babe," I explained. "You…

How Troy Davis’ Death Affected my 2012 Vote

I am a proud independent voter. I neither kowtow nor subscribe exclusively to any one political party, and that is something I take great satisfaction in. I see merits in the Tea Party’s opinions, the logic of the Republican Party’s view on economics, and appreciate…

He’s Not a Wicked God

Do you ever get sick of reading and watching the news? I have. You would think the world was going directly to Hell by Saturday morning. Ugh! I went walking with a friend 2 days ago who was feeling really glum about her job prospects.…

Sadistic Grief

Two nights ago one of my childhood friends died in his sleep. He was 27. His sister, the oldest of 5 kids, was my best friend and he and my brother used to play together. We were an odd bunch in those days – one…

Tinogona: It IS Achievable

Well, it’s almost 10 pm EST and the world didn’t end. I wish I had made the time to print up some t-sirts.  They would say: May 21, 2011 – No Rapture, No Judgment, No Sh*t Today’s post isn’t about the wack jobs who quit…

Gangsters Through the Ages

Have you ever sat back and considered what we used to consider “hard” – like really taken the time to consider the images that strike fear and unease in us as the human race? I’ve watched the evolution of thuggery with some amusement, as some…

My Name Is Not Toby

Happy Friday Readers, Happy Friday! I was going to take this space to bitch and moan about this stupid UGA graduate who grates on my nerves with her moronic whining monotone and dumbass questions, but it’s Friday and Pandora is playing Sheena E. Life is…

Resurrecting the Resurrection

Snniiiiifffff!!! Ahh…Spring. There’s pollen, pollen everywhere (gag!). The potbellied carpenter bees are digging holes in my siding, Atlanta drivers are driving like they have less sense, and Kohl’s advertising budget is on steroids. All these things can only mean one thing: The Easter season is…