My heart has pulled into its shell for protection, just like a turtle. In the wake of all the usual voices after a school shooting tragedy, it cannot handle the quagmire of clogged minds. It cannot handle the thoughts of children stopped from fulfilling their life dreams, or the images of teachers-turned-decoys with targets on … Continue reading What About the Children?
Dear Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, You have made the list every school hopes to avoid…the school shooting list…the mass casualty list. The lock-down training you had, didn’t take into account a false fire alarm. The hide-and-go-seek plan didn’t work as well as you believed it would, because training cannot cover every possible scenario a … Continue reading Dear MSDHS
There is something about violent loss of life that affects me deeply. I can’t really describe it exactly. It is like part of me FEELS it as if it was my own. I liken it to when I miscarried our first child and it felt as if part of ME was missing. Like part of … Continue reading Roseburg