to the friends I disagree with, I’m sorry

Illustration: Daryl Cagle  Disclaimer: This is not a political argument, for once. Dear friends who disagree with me and (probably) are sick of my political crusading, Living in Mississippi, I am acutely aware of the fact that a high number of my friends have a very different perception and evaluation of the world around us. … Continue reading to the friends I disagree with, I’m sorry

a plea to Christian Republicans: Jesus loves you, but Trump doesn’t

I don't want to be obnoxious with the frequency of my political posts (though I'm afraid that ship has already sailed...), but I just saw a post from a friend of mine on Facebook that strangely took my breath away. I'm not sure what that emotional cocktail was comprised of, whether it was disappointment or … Continue reading a plea to Christian Republicans: Jesus loves you, but Trump doesn’t

mad about George Floyd? it starts with places like Mississippi

There has been a problem swimming around in my mind for years now regarding the outrage when black people are unquestionably, illegally murdered at the hands of our policemen and white men in general (*ahem* Ahmaud Arbery). Of course this anger is warranted. I’m not going to for a second even act like I could … Continue reading mad about George Floyd? it starts with places like Mississippi

empty: depression from its tighest grips *trigger warning: talk of suicide, self harm*

It makes me laugh that I originally titled this thatloudgirl. Maybe I was, when I had ideas and jokes and stories to draw people in, to make them interested in getting to know a mediocre-looking hick who got her laughs lazily. I don't feel very loud at all now. In fact, I don't feel anything … Continue reading empty: depression from its tighest grips *trigger warning: talk of suicide, self harm*