Category: Miscellaneous

The Rescuer and the Resued

A video came across my newsfeed recently of an elephant calf being swept downstream while her herd was attempting to cross a river. She lost her footing and before anyone realized what was happening, the muddy water overtook her. You could barely see the top of her head […]

Women Like Us

THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS, WHICH MEANS IF YOU MAKE A PURCHASE THROUGH THE LINKS I WILL RECEIVE A COMMISSION OF 15%. ALL OPINIONS ARE MY OWN, AND I HAVE RECEIVED NO ADVANCE COMPENSATION FOR THIS POST.  Awhile back – maybe 5 years ago – a friend of mine […]

For Tangled Minds

A couple of months ago, at around 8:00 in the morning, I grabbed my phone and hastily updated my Facebook status. It was a simple status – a short phrase, repeated three times. “I will not scream. I will not scream. I will not scream.” It had already […]

The Messiest of Beginnings

This past New Year’s Eve I found myself, once again, incredulously staring a new year in the face. My news feed was inundated with year-end reviews and predictions for the new year. Friends had selected (and found time to write about!) their “words of the year,” and I saw […]