Category Archives: Truth

Hello, World!

Six months ago I wrote a post about losing my faith in God.  That post took me seven years to be able to write.  And although I had intended on it being just part of my reentry into blogging I found … Continue reading

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Losing Faith

I was twenty one when I realized I no longer believed in God. It was the summer between my junior and senior year of college.  I was living in a tiny, hot one room apartment with my fiance.  I remember … Continue reading

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Poems to Read to the Very Young Proto-New Yorkers

  When I was quite young my family had a copy of this book Poems to Read to the Very Young, where the poems were selected by Josette Frank and the timeless illustrations provided by Eloise Wilkin.  I loved it.  I often … Continue reading

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Arguments Against Marriage Equality Insult Straight Marriages

There’s an argument out there against marriage equality that only oppositely-gendered couples can have a successful marriage.  They argue that same-gendered couples, on the sole basis of their same-genderedness, are bound to fail.  If you are straight and married this … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Says, “You’re Cool.”

In an “Onion”-like turn, Pope Francis seemed to suggest that redemption and do-goodering aren’t confined to Catholics.  Catholic Online quotes him as saying, “The Lord created us in His image and likeness, and we are the image of the Lord, … Continue reading

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Reading is Fundamental

Teacher Appreciation Week has come and gone.  I missed it!  I have so many wonderful things to say about my own teachers and teachers like them.  You don’t think they’d mind taking the compliments I have to offer, even if … Continue reading

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Orange Cecelia and Grass-Oriented Needs

When I was a child I didn’t have imaginary friends.  I did however, have an imaginary alter ego.  Her name was Orange Cecelia, or sometimes Orange Ce-Sara, and she was orphan who lived in our backyard. Miss Orange was very … Continue reading

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On a Ramp-age

Winter is long in the Finger Lakes.  Very very long.  Snow, ice, and blustery winds keep us cooped up for the better part of six months.  By March you begin to question if you’ve been remembering it rightly, did you … Continue reading

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Ten Year Anniversary

Guys, I am celebrating a big anniversary.  It’s been ten years!  Rather, it’s somewhere around ten years, the exact date is forgotten, since I made the decision kind of rashly and was too embarrassed to tell anyone about it.  Eventually … Continue reading

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The Outlet Trail

This week’s weather, with temps down in the single digits, has not been conducive to getting outside much.  Cooped inside all week makes me long for some sunshine and fresh air.  Since the only fresh air to be had is … Continue reading

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