Category: gun control

How to have a broken heart and still be a good parent

How to have a broken heart and still be a good parent
The world has broken my heart, It’s not been just one thing that has taken me out. It’s been a long slow burn of suck. To  deflect accountability for his own shame and self-loathing, a closeted gay man adopted the mask of a “radical extremist” and slaughtered 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando.... Read more »

Active Shooter drills mark the end of my "America the Beautiful"

Active Shooter drills mark the end of my "America the Beautiful"
For the past three years, I have made a bi-annual pilgrimage to a resort in Palm Springs, CA. Every June and December, me and about a hundred of my closest word-nerd friends come together for nine days of reading, writing, and romance. (Okay, not really the last one but I like how that sounded.) We... Read more »