How Roller Girls are Made

I never thought I’d be a Roller Girl. I never imagined that roller derby would become my obsession and passion. Girls wearing fishnets and hitting each other? Why would I want to get involved with that? I’m not a mean girl. I’m not a badass. I have no interested in being some kind of sex…

Summer Hiatus Time

My updating schedule has been thrown off due to various things. My son got out of school two weeks ago, and the sun finally came out to stay, so we’ve been going out at lot. The Fourth of July was a pretty big holiday for my work, with a lot of scrambling to get everything…

The Wonders of the Great Outdoors

Some of my earliest memories are of being outside, with animals and nature. I was always climbing trees, exploring, riding horses and hiking. I started riding horses when I was four. Though I haven’t ridden in years, I still remember so clearly the dust and grit on my hands and under my nails, the feel and…