Anti Racism vs Non Racism

So this morning as I was scrolling through my Face Book feed. (I actually set a timer and give myself 15 minutes of guilt free scroll time before I begin my day). One of my friend had posted a video made by The Guardian that addressed the difference between Non-Racism and Anti-Racism. It made me think. A lot! So I wanted to write about Anti Racism vs Non Racism....more
Excellent piece.  Congratulations on providing an "anti-racist" piece that teaches us a little ...more

My foray into Network Marketing

Tweet So this is the reason I haven’t been blogging as often as I used to. That plus the holidays, and finals, and well, just plain life. But mostly because I ventured into the world of Network Marketing ....more

Menopause, what can we do about it?

Tweet Sorry if you are sensitive. I am going to be talking about my period today. And menopause ....more

What I did about "Openly Gay Leaders" in my Boy Scout Troop

Last Monday night this happened:And this:...more

What I did about “Openly Gay Leaders” in my Boy Scout Troop

Tweet Last Monday night this happened: And this: And the next day I received an email to all Troop leaders about a meeting to discuss how to deal with the BSA policy on allowing openly gay leaders....more

The Bugle’s Call

Tweet I am about to graduate from college. I am about to turn 50....more

How Old Dominion University Responded to My Questions About Fraternity Rape Culture

It would be illegal for ODU to kick these kids out, even if it is against university policy.  If ...more

Just a frat boy prank? Or more about rape culture?

Tweet So, many of you may have seen this heinous picture on social media and wondered if it was real? No way would this be allowed at a college that says it prides itself on educating it’s student body and faculty about ending sexual aggression and inappropriate sexual behavior, as well as sexual harassment. A University that has “Safe Space” training on a regular basis to end harassment of LGBTQ people, and a large and quite diverse student population? ...more

Andrea Smith and Rachel Dolezal....Is Identity Really Important?

I have been a college student for many years.  Yes, I am a late bloomer.  I didn't start college until I was in my mid 40's.  Before that I did a 20 year military career, and after I retired, I ended up getting divorced, and being a single mom.  During those times of my life college was not much of a priority  One day a client at the Dermatology practice where I work came in and told me about the Post 911 GI Bill.  I didn't have any other GI bill because when I joined the military, it wasn't available to us.  (anyone remember the VEAP Program??)...more

Andrea Smith and Rachel Dolezal….Is Identity Really Important?

Tweet I have been a college student for many years....more