I Will Not Give Her a Weapon

I like words. I like to write. At first, I didn’t defend myself because stirring the pot could upset custody issues and take the focus off of the important things. I didn’t want to turn into Jerry Springer. So I said nothing. It cost me dearly. I’m not the kind of person who spouts off […]

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June 10th, 2014 by Wanda

The Law and Irrational Behavior

This is a post about how my husband’s ex-wife is irrational, but not unreasonable and only sometimes illogical, and how this helps her to get away with everything short of murder. Yes, these are the kinds of distinctions I enjoy spending time thinking about and which are holding me above water while we wait for rescue. […]

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November 17th, 2013 by Wanda

Being a Witch Part Two: The Paramour

How ironic that a term meant to dishonor, to pin on me a soiled reputation, has such beautiful, even holy origins. It comes as no surprise that the term paramour comes from the French par amour, literally “by or with love”. But bear with me for a minute while I delve into definitions. (We academics, […]

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July 20th, 2012 by Wanda