I saw a quote that moved my soul, so I made a shareable graphic. May you and I be part of the 10,000 kindnesses.
Stephanie M. Wytovich is one of my favorite people. She’s an author, a poet, and a phenomenal human being whose beautiful heart has a dark bent. So when she asked if we could discuss Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile,the new movie about Ted Bundy, I was all over that. Unlike other movies and documentaries that focus on his gruesome … Read More
I’ve been unsettled all week and I couldn’t put my finger on it. Then my Facebook memories showed me a picture of my husband, daughter, and I at the Imagine Dragons concert downtown. My body went cold, then hot. I started to panic. I couldn’t breathe. My heart was beating too hard, too fast, and irregularly. Two days before the … Read More
Do you remember where you were during the mass shooting as Las Vegas? I do. A week before that, we had taken my 10-year-old down to that area for a concert. The morning of the shooting, I was in that area with my parents. I was participating in a book reading and it was their first time watching me. They … Read More
This is something that happened last year, but I came across these pictures and wanted to share it. I find it more timely than ever. This is hateful graffiti that was left at my children’s elementary school. Yes, I know the original origins and meaning behind this symbol, but I think it’s a safe bet that when you see it … Read More
No parents should ever have to listen to this. No child should ever have to learn it. But this is the world we live in, and no matter how uncomfortable it is, we need to do what we can to keep them safe. This is Littlest, my baby, explaining what to do if an active shooter comes to her school. … Read More
I’m going to start out by saying that my family is safe. This is the main purpose for this post, because I want loved ones to know that the Yardley family is accounted for. That isn’t the case for everyone, and that’s difficult to wrap my head around. Last night was a panic as the story unfolded. It was a … Read More