Posts tagged "gun violence"

Correction: Guns DO kill people.

Correction:  Guns DO kill people.
Hadiya Pendleton was shot four blocks away from my house on a secluded block that I once dreamed of living on as a child.   Architecturally-unique row and townhomes line the street on both sides.   It is the last avenue before reaching the oasis of beautiful Lake Michigan.  The small street spans a distance of less... Read more »

…Rush Limbaugh, Gun Violence, the Seven Ghost Riders of the Apocalypse

Sometimes when I look at my son I am relieved that he only knows three words. I am happy that his priorities are only to eat, drink milk, and to run down our hallways for exercise.  I am grateful that he only has two drives:  happiness and hunger. Most of all, I am content that... Read more »
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