Monthly Archives: November 2011

Whiny Wednesday– Moogacat has hit the wall

I hate to be a whiner, because I know I have so much to be grateful for.  I have a wonderful daughter, a great husband, and a flexible job with a good, parent-friendly atmosphere.  But I am whiny, because I have … Continue reading

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On child abuse, cults of personality, and accountability

Even though I didn’t reference Jerry Sandusky, Joe Paterno and Penn State in the title, I’m sure it’s no shock what this blog post is about.  First, as to the child abuse.  Even a quick read of the grand jury … Continue reading

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Paterno, Penn State, and Sandusky

Eloquent post from my brother re Penn State.  I’ve got my own planned later today. Paterno, Penn State, and Sandusky.

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Bug’s first racial bullying, and why were we white people so shocked?

As I alluded to in my last post, Bug got her first taste of racial ugliness at school on Thursday. Here’s what happened: We were in the car on the way to supper out, and Bug said, “Mom, do people … Continue reading

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Fall Break Follies

Bug had fall break last week starting Wednesday afternoon, and boy did we make the most of it. First, we went Wednesday night to see the National Acrobats of China right here in da Ville. Wow, was that spectacular. If … Continue reading

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