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Hey y’all. It’s 2018. In fact, it’s so much 2018 that it’s almost February 2018. I’ve not blogged for a while now. Well … that’s not quite true. I have blogged. I just haven’t shared it. I find I am in a place where I don’t know anymore whether what I am about to write is offensive and whether it’ll cause me friends or … something else. And here’s the thing … it’s not so much that I am suddenly afraid of losing friends.

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Sadly, this is the conversation that plays in my head as I watch and read people yelling indistinctly about disrespecting a flag or an anthem. Babsy: Them NFL players brave, sah. Nuff respec’ Chad: You’re so hateful. Why do you hate America? Babsy: “Hate America”? Well that would be quite a feat. Chad: Huh? Babsy: Well … “America” is an undefined concept at worst or vaguely defined at best. “The Americas” broadly refer to 3 continents and a cluster of islands in a protected expanse of water nestled in the curve of the North, South, and Central American continents.

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On Tuesday, Amazon let me know that someone had bought something on my baby registry (yay?) and it was on the way. I gotta tell you … I was floored for quite a while. Amazon rarely makes mistakes and when they do they are quick to rectify and/or apologize. I clicked the link. Yeah, yeah … I know … phishing alert and all that … I was floored, remember?