I’m Going To Talk About Inequality – Die Mad About It

I've spent the better part of my life being belittled for having the audacity to have actual feelings and....get this...showing them. I know, how dare I inconvenience the world with my empathy. How dare I think it's ok to cry at a sad part in a book in public. I mean, what if someones kid sees me. I might ruin someones $5 coffee for god sakes.

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Nasty Comments & Crazy People

 I got one the other day on my post about Oklahoma Turnpikes from forever ago (way to creep my page weirdo) that called me a bitch and told me if I didn't like how things worked I should start 'slaughtering politicians'...... Uhm.... holy shit this guy has lost his fucking mind Wow that guy is unhinged. I do not now or ever suggest that anyone "slaughters" anyone else....ever. He went from 0 to ape shit immediately.  Calm the heck down bro! Take a chill pill ( do people still say that?).

Why should you read book reviews?

For most of us deep in the trenches of the book world this kind of question has a pretty obvious answer. Our books are our lives and we live and breath each part of every story. We well know that each person's reading experience is unique and having an intimate view of our favorite stories from all angles is what dreams are made of.

Labor Day – Discussion Topic

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

Local News Thursday -Oklahoma Needs To Put Education First!

Like many Oklahoman's, I am angry. Our state is in such a horrible financial crisis that the public school system (which has continually suffered budget cuts) is now in survival mode. This means cutting the school year short. Oklahoma already has one of the shortest school years at 180 mandatory days. Now, they are talking … Continue reading Local News Thursday -Oklahoma Needs To Put Education First!

Not Santa

Yesterday Daniel and I took Mason to see Santa. Knowing that two year olds can be shy when meeting new people, I had a plan.  We have been reading Christmas books about Santa since December began. We've watched Christmas movies about Santa. Mason has colored in Santa coloring books. We've sang songs about Santa. I literally … Continue reading Not Santa

Oklahoma Senator Inhofe Urges Denial To Syrian Refugee Acceptance

Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe has urged Obama to deny entry into the states to any of the Syrian refugees until stricter measures can be taken to assure none of them are members of ISIS.  First off, I have seen many articles refering to the above mentioned senator as a "leading senator".  I just want everyone … Continue reading Oklahoma Senator Inhofe Urges Denial To Syrian Refugee Acceptance