Category Archives: Opinion

…Take Pride


As you may or may not know, it’s Pride Weekend. This weekend the LGBTQ community and their allies will gather and celebrate across the country.

The fact that these celebrations have become an annual tradition for so many communities is a wonderful. It’s a yearly reminder of how far we’ve come in terms of tolerance and acceptance. Read the rest of this entry

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…Seek Shade

Happy first day of summer! To those checking your calendars because this hellscape of a season couldn’t possibly just be starting, you have my utmost sympathy.

Heat waves and climate change aside, this sunny season does have its advantages, right? Read the rest of this entry

…Emancipate

Today is June 19th (aka Juneteenth). It may seem like an unremarkable day, but I assure you it is not. The fact that its significance is not widely known says a lot about how our nation deals with its own dark moments.

The original Juneteenth occurred on June 19, 1865. The Civil War had ended months earlier, the Emancipation Proclamation signed years before, but it was on this day that all enslaved people in the United States were finally emancipated. Read the rest of this entry

…pack it in

Grab your baskets and blankets, crusaders, it’s International Picnic Day!

As we head into another week, there are few things more motivating than food, and in these warm summer months enjoying those meals outdoors is a seasonal pleasure for many… Read the rest of this entry

…Have Some Fun

Happy Father’s Day! I’ll keep this short since I know all the awesome dads out there have things to do or not do (it’s your day, no judgement).

To those who are dads, thanks for being the outstanding fathers you are. To those who are children of those same dads, don’t forget to visit or at least call them.

In honor of Father’s Day this #SundayFunday is all about fathers (and father figures) of the Pixar variety.

Thanks for all that you do. Enjoy your day, and these videos celebrating dads like you. Read the rest of this entry