Linnea Ashley on March 10th, 2013

“I’m a card carrying republican.” It wasn’t a newsflash, J has been saying since right around the birth of his second child fiveish years ago “if you aren’t a democratic in your 20s you are soulless and if you aren’t a republican in your 30s you’re an idiot”. Since neither of us are on a […]

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Linnea Ashley on June 7th, 2008

the thing is…i’m a womanist. i ascribe to alice walker’s definition of that vs. feminist but i’ll tackle that later. the point is, my womanness is an important part of my identity. like being black or american…and there are things that unsettle me as a result. things like how we are depicted…how we depict ourselves. […]

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Linnea Ashley on October 16th, 2006

Australia is in the middle of a drought. I’m not talking no rain this year…I’m talking no rain for some years. I’m not sure of the exact number now – and I’m too lazy to look it up, but on the Today Show Australia they had a rather long segment complete with dust blowing behind […]

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Linnea Ashley on June 9th, 2006

when i was in college my best friend used to love watching touched by an angel. she managed to work herself up into tears every week. the concept of the show was that angels went to some new town and found some lost soul and then showed them the good in life or some such […]

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Linnea Ashley on October 18th, 2005

living with my sister has its perks. i love her and her whole family…ced, the smidget, cam. but it also has its drawbacks. one of them being oprah. please don’t misunderstand me, i respect oprah and what she has done with her money, celebrity and time over the years. i am amazed at how she […]

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