Won’t You Ring a Bell with Me?

Update: Vote for this post on BlogHer’s Voices of the Year:¬†http://www.blogher.com/wont-you-ring-bell-me Parenting requires the ability to tell a good ‘little white lie’ now and then. Little white lies that blanket the world like snowflakes, sugar-coating a sometimes scary and confusing landscape. It’s not my strong-suit. I’m compulsively honest, you see. And my daughter, otherwise known […]

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No More Silence

No More Silence Friends: please watch and share this video from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Mayors Against Illegal Guns.  

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One Million Moms for Gun Control

Have you heard about this? Please join this group. There are many local chapters and Facebook groups. They are planning marches all over the country, including a March on D.C. on Jan. 26th. This is from their website: One Million Moms for Gun Control is a grassroots effort formed in the wake of the devastating […]

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Grim Satisfaction

An actual debate I had on Facebook in response to this¬†video: And, just in case you needed another reason to boycott Walmart: How Walmart Helped Make the Newtown Shooter’s AR-15 the Most Popular Assault Weapon in America

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Dear Leaders: It’s time

Dear Oregon State Legislators, I visited many of you last Friday. I was standing in a cubicle with a couple of other volunteers from Ceasefire Oregon, when we heard a woman shouting out and crying next door. We were confused. Was she calling to us? We were dropping off flyers asking legislators to sponsor a […]

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