Summary of My Discontent

My week of loving-kindness

My son Ben recently sent me a link to “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” on YouTube.

Fun with Shrapnel

Get sprung!

I love winter. Not all of the time, but I love it this year because it has actually been cold and snowy.

Keeping Up with the Jones

John Cumbler and American history’s 238 shades of gray

Recently, I took a break from the sometimes hellish grind of life to have a few strong cherry stouts and some of the best jerk wings in the city at Cumberland Brews with one of my idols — Uni

Stop Calling Me Surly

Celebrating Hunter S. Thompson

It’s dangerous to write about Louisville’s most celebrated writer, who died nine years ago tomorrow. “Hunter S.

Summary of My Discontent

A snow baby

According to family lore, I was born during a snowstorm. My dad drove my mom to the hospital, all of two blocks away in our tiny Indiana town.

In Visible Ink

Who will revere the trans woman?

Gabourey Sidibe, the actress from the movie “Precious” and TV’s “American Horror Story,” created quite a stir during an appearance on “The Arsenio Hall Show&rdqu

Fun with Shrapnel

Testing the waters

For the last three years, I have not been actively seeking a new full-time job. I worked enough to pay my bills and took the down time in my career to become a wife and a mother.

Stop Calling Me Surly

Heroin madness

The heroin epidemic got a little more personal Sunday with the news that it had claimed the life of Philip Seymour Hoffman at 46. We had mutual friends in the acting community.

Summary of My Discontent

Furniture Against Firearms

A gun-control organization is calling for the resignation of a state representative after her gun misfired in her Capitol Annex office.

In Visible Ink

Ending the silence

On the heels of celebrations recognizing Dr.