I Choose

My heart goes out to the victims of Orlando. It was already saddened over the Stanford rapist. These acts of wanton violence are not things that should be glorified, yet…

The Experiment

For years, several friends of mine have been trying to get me laid. They failed miserably. The biggest problem is that we have radically different priorities when it comes to…

Survival Is Not Enough

It has been a year since the Station Fire roared through my neighborhood, destroying over three-quarters of the homes here, not to mention the homes and businesses lost elsewhere in…

Happy Independence Day!

July is always thought provoking for me. Something to do with the fact that it’s my birth-month, the 4th of July, random stuff like that…

Saying Goodbye to 2009

As 2009 comes to an end, I look back at all the changes it brought to so many forest dwellers. The Station Fire began modestly enough, but, like all things…

I’m a Geek… Being a Girl is Incidental

I’m currently up to my eyeballs in a web development project that seems determines to act like the Blob – growing and growing with no end in sight – and…

Holiday Wishes

This past year has been full of trials, tribulations, challenges, adventures, losses and victories. Like so much of life, it has been a mixed bag, which leaves me with a…

Getting Presidential – Award, that is…

I just got word that I have been chosen to receive the President of the United States’ Volunteer Service Award. Special Assistant to the President and Acting Director of The…