Past, Present and The Ghosts That Haunt Us

Please be advised there are trigger warnings for issues surrounding sexual assault, oppressive language, suicidal ideation, homophobia, abuse, abortion.           “If I ever see that faggot again, I will fucking kill him.”   I felt my stomach lurch.  I was 13 and in the midst of a sexual awaking I didn’t…

Dysfunction, Lies and the Ties that Bind Them

This has been a roller coaster of a year for my family.  Since March I have finished up some really cool cooking classes, learned to make rain barrels (I have 3!), seen some good movies (and some bad ones), had a TON road trips, some archery tournaments and had some really great times with the…