Archive for June 2013

Dear Serena Williams, Shut up

On June 18th Sports Illustrated’s “SI Wire” featured a lovely little piece about tennis player Serena Williams. Now, I’m not one to give sports players much credence when they start flapping their jaws but this one really got me going. Just because you have a platform doesn’t mean that you deserve to use it, as was evidenced... Read more »

Stray Cat Strut, June 22nd!

Stray Cat Strut, June 22nd!
Hey all you cat lovers out there! How about doing a little somethin’, somethin’ for a wonderful cause? Summer is here (wrapped in the disguise of early spring) and it’s time for some outdoor fun and volunteer opportunities. June 22nd, Tree House Humane Society will be hosting their 8th annual Stray Cat Strut, a 5k... Read more »

Remembering to Breathe

On April 17th I was still reeling from the Boston Marathon bombings, I wasn’t thinking about what was going to happen next. I abhor violence, on television, in the movies. (Tell this to my Walking Dead addiction.) So, when I heard about the explosion in West, Texas I was saddened, but I wasn’t aware of... Read more »

Protecting Our Kids

I came across an interesting blog the other day. As a volunteer for an agency that works with survivors of sexual assault, we have, on occasion, had the unfortunate responsibility to work with children. This is not to make it sound as though we don’t want to, we just really wish we didn’t have to.... Read more »