The Systems Failed

I’m really disturbed by the Dan Turner assault. Disturbed is the best word I can think of. It’s on my mind a lot, like a problem I need to solve. I keep looking for more information, as if something will come to light that will explain how this happened. His image, and her words play […]

My Letter To Dan Turner

Dan Turner is the father to Brock Turner, the rapist who has been convicted on 3 felony counts of sexual assault for violating an unconscious young woman behind a dumpster. By now you’ve surely heard of this case as there is so much wrong with what’s happened. I have a lot to say about it, […]

Avoiding The Social Media Echo Chamber

When it comes to spreading information or ideas, social media has a potential problem. Your social networks can be an echo chamber. Consider this. Aside from friends in real life, who do you follow on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.? People with common interests, right? If you’re like most people, you probably don’t go out of […]

Let’s Not Be Friends

When I first joined Facebook, I sent and accepted friend requests from most people that I actually knew. Like most people, my friends go as far back as kindergarten and include people I know from almost every area of my life. My criteria was mainly that I had to actually know the person in real […]

Do A Lot Of Stuff

One day last week, my husband asked me how my day was to which I replied, “it was nothing special”. As soon as the words were out of my mouth, I realized what a bad (yet truthful) answer that was. How hard is it to do something to make each day special? Or good? Or […]