Tag: gun violence

We interrupt this summer recipe post for news about yet another mass shooting…

We interrupt this summer recipe post for news about yet another mass shooting…

Guys, I just want to write about diet and lifestyle stuff. I am so goddamned tired of critically important medically relevant events that keep hijacking the news cycle. I can’t post a recipe when everyone’s talking about a deadly attack. So let’s cut it out […]

Hatred Is a Disease. What Is the Cure?

Hatred Is a Disease. What Is the Cure?

Hatred is spreading like an epidemic across the country. Just this past week, the United States has had another horrific mass shooting, and multiple attempted assassinations. The shooter targeted Jewish Americans at a synagogue; the mail bomber targeted prominent Democrats. What do the alleged perpetrators […]

Let Us Arm Ourselves…

Let Us Arm Ourselves…

It makes me sick. Sick that it’s happened again, that it happens every day, and that there are any questions at all about what’s going on. Though research on this particular public health problem has been (and continues to be) suppressed, investigators have persisted. There […]

Again? And what can/ should I do about it?

Again? And what can/ should I do about it?

Yes, I could write about the horror and tragedy of yet another senseless massacre on American soil.  But what really gets me is why this is allowed to keep happening.  I had a clue when I was originally considering offering to cover this topic for […]

When The Sky Is Falling… How Do You Tell Your Kids?

When The Sky Is Falling… How Do You Tell Your Kids?

Our public library is now in regular and highly anticipated rotation. We take both kids, and we walk out of there with ridiculous piles of children’s books. I never noticed this before, but in reading aloud to my two trusting and sheltered preschoolers, I’ve realized that many classic tales […]

1 week later

1 week later

It’s been exactly one week since a deranged young man gunned down twenty first graders and six elementary schoolteachers, as well as his own mother. More accurate news has come out since then; we now know that all of the dead were killed with multiple […]