What You Need To Know About Trying On the Dress Your Dead Grandma Will Be Buried In

Allow me to introduce my Aunt Batsy. She is my Dad's oldest sister. And it would be impossible to truly ever explain her to anyone. But I'm going to try. The other day I left my cell phone at her house. I didn't realize it until I got to the grocery store. So it was about an hour before I got back to her house to retrieve it. When I knocked on the door I heard her yell.  You left your phone! Your phone is here!  Yes, that's why I'm back. She…

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We Need to Stop Using the Word Gay as a Derogatory Term. Now.

I am a writer. I love words. Words have power. Words have the ability to make someone feel amazing. Yet they also have the power to cut someone like a knife. When I was growing up, it was perfectly acceptable to use the word gay. It was used to describe something you thought was stupid or dumb or ugly. I can't remember once in my life ever being told not to use that word, that way. That perhaps it could be offensive to someone. But it was a much simpler…

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You Want To Put What Where? People Are Not Happy With Target’s Bathroom Policy.

There's been a lot of talk lately about Target's not new policy to let people use the bathroom of the gender they identify with. There's been even more comments. And if it's one thing I love, it's to comment on comments. There are 7.125 billion people in the world. 500,000 of them signed an online petition to boycott Target. Because everyone knows that the best way to really hit a company where it hurts is to sit on your ass and type your name into a computer. To be honest,…

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