Black Coffee. Black Kids. Gray Matter.

  *The following is a guest post from my husband, Hot Nerd – who I think should write here more often.     Black Coffee I almost never go to Starbucks.  That’s the real scoop here…  But that day we ran out of coffee and J told me it was […]

To the Boy Scouts of America, On Behalf Of A Scouting Family.

  This letter is being re-published here with the permission of Patrick Goodnow.     Email sent to the National Board of the BSA: nationalsupportcenter@scouting.org   I was a registered scout from the age of 8 through 18 as were both my younger and older brothers. All three of us […]

8 Line Challenge – misplaced hair.

The prompt is misplaced hair over in the 8 Line Challenge corner. Who took the challenge this time around? You probably know them.  You probably love them. It’s Missy Bedell, known also as Literal Mom, and Jen Mitchell who writes at Buried With Children. *DING*   Dear Misplace Hair. I know […]

8 Line Challenge – droplets.

My pubic bone was split and left with an 8mm gap. I began writing in only 8 lines for a month. The 8 Line Challenge was born. It’s time for another one. Boom.   The prompt was – droplets. Here are my guests: Danielle Aubenque is an ex-theatrical, a poet, and […]

8 Line Challenge – uphill.

It’s the 8th of the month, folks – so time to honor my split pubic bone with the 8 Line Challenge. Our challengers today are Christine who writes over at Love, Life, Surf, and Julie who writes at Zero to 140.6. Here’s some interesting stuff about them: Christine was a […]