Me and a Gun

Alright, let’s talk about guns. Everyone from coworkers at holiday parties to President Obama are talking about guns, gun violence, and gun control. I suppose with my reputation as an opinionated feminist with some pretty liberal tendencies, you imagine me a pretty anti-gun sorta gal. Not so fast. In truth, I’m somewhere in the not-quite-ambivalent…

Storms never come to stay

Like all of you, I am horrified by the violence that took place this week. Men with violence in their hearts and unstable minds stormed the public sphere — in an Oregon shopping mall earlier this week and today at an elementary school in Connecticut — bringing with them death, destruction, shock, fear, anger, and…