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On Painful Politics and Shaming

On Painful Politics and Shaming

I watched the second Donald/Hillary debate and lived to tell about it. It was painful. More painful was the banter on “social” media. I saw people, Christians, {pastors even} claiming that if you vote for Trump (or Hillary–choose your side), you should hand in your […]

Why the internet is wearing me down, and what I’m doing about it.

Why the internet is wearing me down, and what I’m doing about it.

I have to be honest. This year, I’ve grown tired of the online world. I’m increasingly aware of the “rudiments of the world” that seem to stick into my heart and mind by what I see on Facebook, the news, and other social media and […]

My Latest Stitch Fix {Which Led to the Salvation Army Fix}

My Latest Stitch Fix {Which Led to the Salvation Army Fix}

Today I’m sharing what was in my latest Stitch Fix box. I needed a few items for an upcoming trip and decided to give Stitch Fix another whirl, which is easier than shopping for clothes with a toddler. I made the video below and I […]

The sky is falling, the world is horrible, and GASP, your Facebook “friends” are frauds.

The sky is falling, the world is horrible, and GASP, your Facebook “friends” are frauds.

Oh my goodness. As it turns out, this world is really more horrible than once thought. A new study circulating the internet shows that your FACEBOOK FRIENDS ARE ALL A BUNCH OF FRAUDS AND COULD NOT CARE A STITCH ABOUT YOU. “Facebook Friends Are Fake, […]