Put Love There: Politics and Friendships

Last year I wrote a series of three posts on the intersection of two very dear topics: politics and friendship.  I had pretty much all but forgotten about them until I wrote my Most Posts a few weeks ago.  I didn’t include them for some reason, but they’ve been wandering around my brain for weeks on […]

Most People Wouldn’t, But I Would

I like to think of Cari as my gateway blogger.  She started reading and commenting on California to Korea waaaaaaaay back in 2011, when the only other people reading were my mom and mother in law.  Oh, and Cari’s friend Lisa, who is also my friend and former co-worker, and who “introduced” us.  I remember […]

True North

One of my oldest and dearest friends (we’ll call him Lance for now) is an atheist.  Lance is one of my favorite people to debate because he is smart (like wicked smaht) and he rarely (never?) stoops to disrespect when we debate.  He doesn’t scoff at my faith in God (at least not to my […]

Win Friends and Influence People on Facebook

Hello, my name is Micaela, and I’m a recovering Facebook Jerk. I’ve been clean for almost 3 months now, and I felt it was time I made my recovery public. You see, I used to use Facebook as a way to share all my beliefs, controversial or otherwise, with very little concern for my friends’ […]

Humble Pie: Love, Part 3

This is Part 3 in the Love Series.  In Part 1,  I talked about how people (rather than issues) are responsible for the divisions we see in American politics today.  In Part 2, I discussed why it is so important to put Love first. So… hi there.  My writer’s block is cured, in case you were over […]