Do de doooo…

Last night was Ethan’s 4th Birthday Bash. There was one helluva turn out – Ethan is loved. 🙂 The boy got some amazing presents, including a Wii from Papa Chuck, UP from Samantha and, my favorite (because I got it for him) an Erector set which I expect to be building from with him every […]

Ahhh, kids!

Of course, most parents hold this same sentiment, but mine are truly the best. Ethan, a soon-to-be four year old, is a constant source of amazement and wonder. Smart as a whip (and going into Kindergarten a year early), spunky as all get out, hilarious, sweet and adorable. If he asks me for a sister […]

Life…

…it just keeps going. Sometimes I feel like the attendant of this particular roller coaster forgot to verify that my safety bar was firmly in my lap. As I sway about on each turn, swerve or loop-de-loop, I curse him for his incompetence. School, work (well, not so much right now), friends, family, life, liberty, […]

Eerie Similarities Found Between School Shooters, Youth Violence

On January 29th, 2009, Erik Salvador Ayala allegedly shot nine people outside of a nightclub called The Zone. It was noted in many news stories that Ayala was an avid video game player. In February 2008, Stephen Kazmierczak shot students at North Illinois University. He allegedly trained by playing Counter-Strike, a violent “First Person Shooter” […]

Blind Faith Justice is Worse Than Blind Justice

As usual, I will start with a news article. *LINK* KTVU.com Suspect, Mother Killed In Home Invasion Robbery POSTED: 12:36 pm PST November 25, 2008 UPDATED: 7:37 am PST November 26, 2008 SAN MATEO, Calif. — A gunman shot and killed 24-year-old Loan Kim Nguyen as she lifted her young children to safety through a […]

*THIS* is Why I Hate Americans Much of the Time

First, in case you don’t actually know me, let me say that I love America. I love my country. I’ve fought for my country. I vote! I love America. But lately, I’m not terribly fond of Americans. Political correctness, racial oversensitivity and the feeling that America must repent for its ways are no longer amusing […]