Coming to grips with your own inherent denial of injustice is hard, but it can happen.

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All human life has value, and no innocent person deserves to die.


The tantrums? Nope. The snuggles? Sure. But you’ll know that when you see it.

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“When I say this game slaps, I really mean that literally”

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Howl unintelligible affirmations at every dog that passes by


“People don’t care about the person — or the reason — behind the soundbite.”

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Exploring three potential ways to credit outside information, and the pros and cons of each.

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We’ll start saying these things when Peppa Pig flies

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You can love your country and want to improve it.


Building a foundation of trust with my son doesn’t make much of a splash in my day, but the benefits will last us both a lifetime.

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“You want nothing but patience; or give it a more fascinating name: call it hope.” — Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

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Breathe deeply, draw even more deeply from that reserve of Funny Stuff… oops, there goes your coffee

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Amy Colleen

Historical costumer, fifty-cent-word purveyor, aspiring humorist, and Oxford comma fan. Books, women's history, & musings of a new mom. Twitter: @sewistwrites

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