Deep Thoughts and Wisdom

Being Country

I’ve been meaning to sit down and write this post for quite awhile since it’s been brewing in my head.  This post is about understanding and embracing my true identity and roots as a “country girl” after many years of fighting against it and my journey to self-acceptance. Continue reading “Being Country”

Deep Thoughts and Wisdom, Stupid People

The Chameleon Personality

It sucks when your longtime friendship with someone deteriorates because their personality goes through a sudden huge change.  Sadly, this isn’t the first time I’ve dealt with this and I’m sure it won’t be the last. Continue reading “The Chameleon Personality”

Deep Thoughts and Wisdom, Family, Uncategorized

Christmas Memories

As I try to make the most of this Christmas away from my family again, naturally my mind wanders to happy memories of all the past Christmases I spent with my family over the course of my lifetime.  Here are some personal memories of mine from Christmases long past that I now share with you here: Continue reading “Christmas Memories”

Deep Thoughts and Wisdom, Feminism, Politics, Stupid People, Uncategorized

Ignorant Butthurt Strikes Again

If there’s one thing I’ve noticed about political elections in the past few cycles, it’s that it has all become so reckless and divisive that it is brainwashing people and making them crazy.  Over the past several years, I have watched more and more of my friends and relatives become completely different, unrecognizable people after succumbing to carefully edited and controlled media sound bytes. Continue reading “Ignorant Butthurt Strikes Again”

Deep Thoughts and Wisdom, Politics, Uncategorized

Christian Extremism Is Just As Bad As Muslim Extremism

I’m still battling a nasty head cold while also trying to get myself prepared for my upcoming trip to Denver this weekend and get as much work done as I possibly can before I leave early on Friday morning.  I’m sitting here at my computer trying to do some work with a pile of used Kleenexes littering my desk and my mini space heater sitting on the floor next to me blowing hot air on my shivering feverish body.  It’s not going very well. Continue reading “Christian Extremism Is Just As Bad As Muslim Extremism”

Deep Thoughts and Wisdom

A Degree At Any Age Is Still a Degree

I caught a news article this morning about President Obama’s eldest daughter’s plans for college.  Apparently she will be graduating from high school this spring and has been accepted into Harvard University, which is her parents’ alma mater.  And she has also decided to take a break, or a “gap year”, in between graduating from high school and entering Harvard as a freshman. Continue reading “A Degree At Any Age Is Still a Degree”