Hello, my name is Monica, and I'm an atheist. I think. I'm not sure that's right. Sometimes I simply call myself a 'recovered Catholic' but I find Continue Reading
A Veteran at the Art Museum
by Monica Deck One afternoon, my friend took me to the art museum. In those gardens, there is a place a tunnel walls of gray rock in wire Continue Reading
Non-Traditional Parenting: How Much Crunch is Too Much?
This first appeared in The Havok Journal on December 17, 2014. _____________ Being a new parent is rough. Even when you've made it past the Continue Reading
If You Think Guns are the Heart of the Issue, You’re the Heart of the Problem
In the wake of tragedy, once more we hear the refrain: guns are the problem. If gun legislation is the first solution to which you jump after acts of Continue Reading
White and Dirty: The Tone-Deaf Religious Right
This first appeared in The Havok Journal on May 10, 2015. Let me get a few things straight for you before we continue: I'm a white female in my late Continue Reading
Military Parents Abuse Their Children
This article first appeared in Havok Journal on 28JAN15. The page to which this article refers was subsequently taken down after our article Continue Reading
Cuba / U.S. Relations: Is Communism Okay If We Make Enough Money from It?
Is it all about those bucks? Like many Americans, this evening I sat on my couch, winding down, surfing Facebook. Of couse, tonight's political posts Continue Reading