Dr. George Tiller, Grandfather of 10 Murdered In Church While His Wife Sang In the Choir

This morning the unthinkable happened. Families in Wichita had breakfast, and got dressed in their Sunday best so they could join together in prayer. Dr. George Tiller’s wife, Jeanne, sang in the choir, and in the foyer of the Reformation Lutheran Church of Wichita Kansas, Dr. George Tiller was murdered in cold blood. Scott Roeder has been arrested in the slaughter of Dr. Tiller. Dr. Tiller is no stranger to violence at the hands of those who purport to save lives. Dr. George Tiller was shot in both arms in …

Dr. George Tiller, Operation Rescue, Late Term Abortion Procedure doctor murdered in Church

They killed him in Church. Dr. George Tiller was murdered in his church on a Sunday. I’m a Jewish woman from Los Angeles raised by left wing hippie idealists, weaned on a steady diet of Ms. Magazine, peace rallies and communist ideals. And with my background, I ache for the people who went to church to pray this morning, and instead were victims of the hate group known as Operation Rescue. Right now, there is a woman in or around Wichita Kansas who needs an abortion. It’s not about convience …

Lightbulbs: Friday Confession

I am absolutely terrified of changing light bulbs. Simply handling glass that thin and knowing that it contains a swirl of poison inside sends me into fits. I change light bubs on occasion, but really I’d rather sit in the dark than handle them. I feel my pulse race, I can hear my heartbeat and first I’m cold, then I sweat. Snakes don’t scare me, people don’t scare me, heights are not an issue, but a light bulb, that is scary.

Tech Talk Tuesday: MeeHive

A few weeks ago I got an email from MeeHive asking me to check out their site. “I would totally love to,” I replied, “but I’m really busy playing tennis and not putting out any quality content.” “OhMyGoodness,” they responded, “you can subscribe to tennis news on MeeHive, and we would love to talk to you about navel gazing.” Well, actually that’s not at all what happened, but it’s my fantasy, so leave me alone. MeeHive is a site where you can take all your blog feeds, all your newspaper …

I’ve Got a Shovel & A Shotgun And I’m Pretty Sure I’d Never Be Convicted

Preamble: I love my husband and he loves me. Last night my husband was in the kitchen and took a bowl off the shelf. “There’s crap all over this bowl. Can you make sure they’re clean before you put them away? This keeps happening.” He railed. “Uh, ya know what? Sometimes the dishwasher isn’t perfect, if you want the bowl clean why don’t you wash it.” I asked him. “I don’t wash dishes.” He declared. “Maybe you should.” “Listen Jess, I’ve got three stopgaps before the dishes get to me. …