Monthly Archives: October 2016

October 31st

October 31st How could I not write a Halloween- themed post on October 31st? First, two facts I learned this past week. 1.) Halloween has become the second biggest commercial holiday. 2.) The celebration of Halloween has its roots in … Continue reading

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Trigger Warnings

Trigger Warnings Ever hear of trigger warnings?  A trigger warning is “a statement at the start of a piece of writing, video, etc., alerting the reader or viewer to the fact that it contains potentially distressing material.” I first became … Continue reading

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Microaggression

Microaggression Microaggression.  Are you familiar with the term? I first heard it about a year ago when a friend on Face Book posted, “I was the victim of a microaggression when I got my flu shot today.” Here’s what I … Continue reading

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October

October October is red and orange and gold. October is beautiful leaves on the trees and ground, the crunchy sound when you walk on dry ones. It is football, football,  more football and tailgates. It is soccer and rugby and … Continue reading

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