Ten LGBTQ Blogs in Pennsylvania You Should Be Reading #NaBloPoMo

What LGBTQ blogs in Pennsylvania should you read? This is a list of blogs that are LGBTQ centered and based out of Pennsylvania. I did not include organizational blogs. I have ten on my list (including this one). A few old favorites seem to be dormant. I’m always open to suggestions. Please email me. JoyKMT – […]

Eight Difficult Things About Blogging #NaBloPoMo

It’s not all freewheeling and cartwheels in the land of blogging. There are challenges and genuine conflicts that rage behind the scenes as well as in front of the scenes. Technical Issues – you finish a terrific blog post and discover your server is down. Or Facebook is showing the wrong thumbnail image for your […]

Wayback to My Political Blogging 2006-2009 #Ouch #NaBloPoMo

Favorite Blog Memories Because Election Day is almost here, I’m going to share a few political moments. My early days were very state and municipal focused. I mentioned 2 Political Junkies, Tony Norman, and Chris Potter a lot. I even criticized Chris Potter – whhhattt???? Things have changed, but you might enjoying browsing these posts […]

What do I read on a daily basis? #NaBloPoMo

I have several intense blog posts circling my mind, waiting for the right moment to leap onto the page. So today I am deliberating choosing a lighter blog prompt for #NaBloPoMo – a blog prompt proxy of sorts. What do you read on a daily or regular basis? I read differently now, thanks to the […]

Why I Started Blogging In 2005? #NaBloPoMo

Why did I start blogging? I was not a kid who wanted to grow up to be a writer. I did not keep a journal or diary. I wasn’t a very good writer, in fact, until my years at LSU with the fearsome and exacting faculty in the graduate department of Political Science. What I […]

Where Does the Blogging Magic Happen? #NaBloPoMo

Tell us about your writing space. Where do you write your blog posts? When I began blogging, our desktop computer was in the attic so I ran up there each morning and again after work. Laptops reunited me with Ledcat 🙂 Now, I mostly blog from our sofa. “My” side is on the right. I […]

Writing Disrupts Complacency #NaBloPoMo Day One

What is your favourite part about writing? I’m rolling my eyes as I tackle this prompt. Regular readers know that I wrestle with the idea of identifying as a writer or artist or anything like that. I’ve adjusted to the idea that blogging is an art form and that blogging is a writing style. And […]

30 New Posts and Donors in 30 Days #NaBloPoMo

November is here and with it, National Bloggin Month aka NaBloPoMo In previous years, we’ve celebrated in various ways: blogging each day for NaBloPoMo (2014) co-organizing a blogging award project and blogger art exhibit (2015) bringing together political bloggers to reflect on the past ten years in blogging (2016) This year, we are going to […]

I am Brittle in My Anguish

I’ve been anxious my whole life long, but I haven’t always been afraid. There have been individual moments, of course, including my experiences with violence and assault. But what I feel now is different, dare I say more of an existential fear about my actual existence? I do not have much family. My parents and […]

I’m Cranky, Sad and Defiant. December, Here I Come.

There is no opening sentence that will accurately describe my emotional mindset right now. How about “my month has been a delightful Panoply of precursors to the next four years as well as most of what’s been happening forever that I never thought about?” I started out after the election feeling numb and cutting myself […]