Category Archives: NotAboutFamily

All posts in this blog that are not about my family. I use this category to keep track of all posts that do NOT mention my genetic family.

Powerball Road Trip Memories

With the recent Powerball fever that swept the nation, I thought I’d write about the one time I took a road trip to buy a Powerball ticket. Yes, I took a fricking road trip to buy a lottery ticket. I … Continue reading

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Caitlyn Jenner

I’ve been meaning to write about the Jenner interview with Diane Sawyer ever since it first aired. I even watched it again to make sure I didn’t miss anything that I’d want to mention here when I did get around … Continue reading

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Put Your Bra Back On and Turn and Cough

How did I end up sitting on an exam table talking to a complete stranger about breast health? Well, funny you should ask? You were asking, right? I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised when I first heard the news … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson on Reason

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand … Continue reading

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Michelle Duggar in Anti-Transgender Robo Call

This is really sad. And, I think a perfect example of how a certain interpretation of a 2,000 year old book can skew someone to view something as a “sin” or deviant. “Reality” TV “star” and perpetual mother, Michelle Duggar, … Continue reading

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Singer Vicky Beeching Comes Out of the Closet

In this interview with the U.K’s Channel 4, Christian singer Vicky Beeching totally owns homophobic and Holocaust revisionist pastor, Terry Lively. Ms. Beeching is eloquent in telling her story. She makes a strong and persuasive argument for why she is … Continue reading

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A Quote 3

“You only live once. But, if you do it right, once is enough.” ~ Mae West

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