Exercising Your Rights or Doing the Right Thing?

I haven’t blogged about the Chick-Fil-A controversy, and I’m not going to choose sides now. I’m only writing this because I started to write something while reposting an article and realized that I was getting too wordy for a Facebook post.

Here’s the article: The Last Chicken Story We’re Writing Today, and as far as I’m concerned, the most important part of the article:

The Huffington Post’s Lila Shapiro interviewed several LGBT employees of Chick-fil-A, for a roundup of how they feel about the controversy. The responses can best be summed up by 18-year-old Gabriel Aguiniga, a gay employee at a Chick-fil-A in Colorado, who told HuffPo that the toughest part of the job was “constantly having people come up to you and say, ‘I support your company, because your company hates the gays.’ It really takes a toll on me.” (Emphasis mine) Continue reading

#BlogFlash2012 Day 2: A Furry Friend


We don’t have any pets right now, but the boys are driving me crazy wanting one. Two, really. One wants a dog and the other wants a cat. Of course. I really want them to have pets, because I grew up with pets. I had 20-something dogs and 4 or 5 cats.  So, I’d love for them to have pets, but I’m well aware of who will end up taking care of said pets. Then we have the big-dog, little-dog, outside/inside argument. I think I’ll just buy them more of those stuffed animals I dislike so much.

BlogFlash2012 is hosted by  Terri Giuliano Long.