Category: People Ponderings

“What we should have said every bit as loudly and what we apologize now for not saying is that hugging is not sexual assault. Eskimo kisses aren’t rape. That used to be obvious. It’s not obvious anymore. And so we are sorry for helping to blur the distinction between human affection and coercive immoral behavior. […]

Oh Lordy, by happenstance I stumbled over a butt-load of things I wrote from 2007-2009 when I first started to struggle with my Christian belief system. These were all saved to my Google Drive and I’m so glad I did. Thank you, former self! One of these documents contained results from an extensive Spiritual Gifts […]

“You” is a psychological thriller streaming on Netflix about a bookstore owner who falls in love with a woman and obsessively starts stalking her. Much of the story takes place from the stalker’s sick point of view, but regardless his character (Joe Goldberg) is so likable that viewers of the show have claimed that he’s […]

I went to my work holiday party and it was not horrible. Though, the day prior to the event, and leading up to when I arrived, I felt all twisty inside my guts. This was the second party I attended in the last decade (I think?). Unless you count group meetings at church events or […]

Mom, all your expressions are Millenial expressions. No one my age says those things. – my Gen Z daughter Oh my god. I’m so out of touch. To me “Millenial” is young. Sigh. Oof! (I haven’t figured out what this one means because it’s used in so many different contexts). ~Quixe, Baby Gen X’er

Upon contemplating my last post I realize that my conflicted emotions about the #exvangelical movement stem largely from bitterness. Yep, I try to take ownership of my feelings even if they are considered negative. I’m going to see if I can unpack the bitter feelings as this response was surprising to me. From the get-go, […]

I created a Twitter account this weekend and I’m already thinking about deleting it. I have eschewed Twitter over the years, believing it to be evil incarnate. Really, Quix? Evil in the flesh. ::shrug:: I don’t know, friends I just like the way that phrase sounds. The truth of the matter is that Twitter is […]