Author Archives: Pamela

Some pithy title

Well, yesterday’s post was a real bummer. Sorry about that, average of 1.2 people who read my blog every month. This is the part where I would normally make a self-deprecating joke and delete the post. Not going to do … Continue reading

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Keep moving

Today I am fighting. I’m fighting to keep the dark grey encroaching on my mental horizon from crushing me under its weight. I’m fighting the overwhelming despair, the crippling melancholy, my old enemy. I know if I stop moving, it … Continue reading

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On Skin Color

An interesting thing happened a few months ago that I have been processing ever since. Froggy, who was five at the time, wanted to draw a picture of my family. This is not the unusual part. Hang with me for … Continue reading

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Spiders vs Legomaniacs

In this post-fact era, people frequently ask me and each other (and the stars in the sky), “How can people still keep believing in Trump when all he does is lie?” There have been so many answers to this question. … Continue reading

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Culture Wars

Not long ago Richard Spencer, the white supremacist best known for getting punched in the face on video, was asked a question about religion.  He said that he was a “cultural christian,” later admitting  he is an atheist.  So, he … Continue reading

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For what it is worth

No one asked me, but I will say that I believe that Summer Zervos was genuinely hurt by Mr. Trump. I think she gave him a pass years ago for the same reason women in abusive relationships everywhere give their … Continue reading

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What is race?

I read an essay today (RACE IS ABOUT INTERPRETATION, NOT IDENTITY.) which spun up my thinking wheels.  Go read that essay and then come back.  I’ll wait.  Ready?  Did you really read it, or ..?  Ok, I’ll give you the … Continue reading

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Fake News

I am so sad and broken. My own family, who I love and who I believe are good and intelligent people, have fallen for the infowars fake news. I have redirected my mom, my uncle, my sister to snopes.com and … Continue reading

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My donation page for ExtraLife

http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=197983

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This is the letter I sent out months ago about this event.  I admit I didn’t do most of the things in the letter.  I spent most of my time campaigning for HRC and donating and encouraging people to donate … Continue reading

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