Don’t Feel Helpless: Call!

MY FELLOW AMERICANS: Did you know that there are several phone calls you can make that will probably take you five minutes that can make a real difference? Did you know calls get counted with far more intensity than emails or petitions when people leverage constituents? You can call your Congressional Rep to ask themContinue reading “Don’t Feel Helpless: Call!”

Dear Bitter Butch: How Do I Cope After the Election?

Dear Bitter Butch, The fallout from this election is causing personal emotions similar to those I felt when the family rallied to support a sexual predator and to turn me out. Any advice? – Triggered Dear Bitter Butch, I have neighbors in my very rural, agricultural little neck of the woods, who work on farmsContinue reading “Dear Bitter Butch: How Do I Cope After the Election?”

How to help fight DAPL and support Standing Rock

Lists of places to donate for the legal fund, representatives to contact and their contact information, etc.: http://other98.com/best-ways-support-nodapl-protectors/   Contact the 17 banks funding the Dakota Access Pipeline: http://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/how-to-contact-the-17-banks-funding-the-dakota-access-pipeline-20160929   And learn background on the whole situation: https://nycstandswithstandingrock.wordpress.com/standingrocksyllabus/

Dear Bitter Butch: How Do I Thank Someone For an Offensive Gift?

. . . It was a Christian/Inspirational autobiography by a woman with polio, all about how turning her life over to Jesus helped her overcome her depression and the tragedy of her affliction. Not only had I never thought of my cerebral palsy as a tragic affliction, at the time, I was a budding Neo-Pagan witch. Mostly,Continue reading “Dear Bitter Butch: How Do I Thank Someone For an Offensive Gift?”

Dear Bitter Butch: How Do I Let Him Down Gently Without Breaking His Heart?

In which I tell a woman to RUN RUN RUN from an infatuated Internet admirer. Dear Bitter Butch, I am newly single, and have just started playing the online dating game. So far, I’ve been having a blast. I love dating in my 40s, as I am older and wiser, and can weed out the drama so muchContinue reading “Dear Bitter Butch: How Do I Let Him Down Gently Without Breaking His Heart?”