Erasing the ugly

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer There are moments when I wonder how the world hasn’t managed to self-destruct yet. Recently I’ve heard some things–the kind of things tha...

We collect friends like stamps

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer I’ve been doing a bit of spring-cleaning on my blog, and found this early post. It reflects a conversation I’ve had with many friends, both onlin...

The ostrich approach

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer “Please stop telling her that he is going to commit suicide,” the message said. There was no introduction, no query about context. Just that. An ...

Mirror, mirror on the wall

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer My beautiful Mom celebrates her 80th birthday today. She was raised on the Saskatchewan prairies during the Depression, when families who needed $16 a week ...