Monday Book Review: Blind Fall


  Book Description Publication Date: March 11, 2008 From three-time New York Times bestselling author Christopher Rice -- whose novels have been called "bold and ambitious" by The New York Times, "chillingly perverse" by USA Today, and "shocking, sexy...intricate" by Glamour -- comes this startling psychological thriller about an Iraq War vet who seeks redemption … Continue reading Monday Book Review: Blind Fall

Wertfrei Wednesday: New Year, New Politics


The more things change, the more they stay the same, or the saying goes. Last night was President Obama's State of the Union Address to congress and the Nation. Sure, a lot of rhetoric was used, but now we see a stronger President, with a backbone, biting words to an uncooperative congress. Vetoes were threatened, … Continue reading Wertfrei Wednesday: New Year, New Politics

Wertfrei Wednesday: We Are Who We Are


The past few days all media has been talking about #LeelahAlcorn, the Ohio teen who committed suicide after her Christian Parents refused to support her trans life, instead, rigidly and unbendingly referring to her as her male name and male pronouns, offering Christian therapists that denounced her as 'selfish and evil'. This is the same reaction … Continue reading Wertfrei Wednesday: We Are Who We Are

Wertfrei Wednesday: On Bullying and Suicide


When the National News shows  a story that another child committed suicide due to anti-gay bullying, it just breaks my heart. School administrators usually turn a blind eye, telling the victim to 'man up' or 'just deal with it'-if they even notice, is horrible beyond words. Kids usually hide the truth from parents, adults, care … Continue reading Wertfrei Wednesday: On Bullying and Suicide