My Son Left for the Army; I Hope We Got it Right

If you haven’t had a chance to read anything by my friend Bob Mueller yet, you have really missed out on some pure awesomeness. I first met Bob when he joined the Gravity Imprint back in the days of Booktrope. He republished his book The Sad Girl, a book following…

Fight Club

Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk came to mind recently along with its specific set of rules while I was talking with a friend about her sister’s battles with depression: #1 – The first rule of Fight Club is, you do not talk about Fight Club. #2 – The second rule…

What You Need to Know About the U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education came up last night during the GOP’s debate. As usual, there were promises of abolishing this department along with others, but these promises are indicative of how little the GOP candidates and their fans know about what the Department actually does or what its purpose is….

What Parents Need to Know About Hidden or Vault Apps

By far one of the biggest concerns I heard from parents focused on what are called hidden or vault apps. With good reason. Just last November in Colorado City, Colorado at least 100 students were involved in what was called a “sexting ring” by the press, sending and receiving sexts…

Your Wake Up Call

I have your wake up call. It’s happening in your town right now and you don’t even know it. I can promise you that if you really looked at the girls in your local shopping malls, the bus stops, and even your own children’s schools you’ll see them. Doctors will…

Let Me Tell You a Secret

#Reverb15: Day 11 Muriel Rukeyser once wrote: The Universe is made of stories, not of atoms. And I could not agree more. Our stories are our own but, in sharing them, they become universal. And timeless. What stories touched you this year? Which stories of your own are you glad you shared?…