Motherless Daughters

From the diary... April 27th, 2018 It crossed my mind today how difficult it must have been for my mother to tell her children that she was going to die soon. And it occurred to me what it must have been like from her perspective to know she wouldn’t get to know her children much... Continue Reading →

Aftermath: Chester Bennington Suicide

Disclosure: Sensitive content about suicide, read at your own discretion. I may not have anything smart to say about suicide, as awful a thing as it can be, the tributes coming in too late, as if only if that outpour of support and love was there before, maybe, just maybe, something would have gone different. I... Continue Reading →

The Aftermath: Manchester

"Police say 22 people have died, with 59 injured, in a suicide attack at Manchester Arena [at an Ariana Grande Concert]." Grande was not one of the women I was considering writing about for my WEW feature, but I will be following what she does closely in the aftermath, and hopefully reporting back. As I... Continue Reading →

A Thought on Mourning Pt. Deuce

So some of you may have noticed I was visibly absent from the #BellLetsTalk discussion. There is a simple explanation to this: I was helping a friend in need and away from any and all social media for a few days. But I don't think the discussion should start and end on this one day... Continue Reading →

Tragedy Porn

This summer I began tearing through the plethora of books I own by female comedians and authors I stocked up on last Spring. In her book 'Yes Please', Amy Poelher brought a name to a concept so familiar to me I’ve added it to my vocabulary. Tragedy porn. You know when a tragic thing happens,... Continue Reading →

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