By: Lisa Regula Meyer   It’s getting later into the summer, and we’ve hit a cool spell in Northeast Ohio.  By cool, I mean autumn-like night time temps of 50-60 degrees Fahrenheit.  As usual, the season’s gone too fast and I’ve not gotten enough work done, nor had enough recreation time with my son and […]


Tides of Change

pray the gay away

By: Lisa Regula Meyer Recently, Alan Chambers, the president of influential Exodus International came out and admitted that he was wrong and apologized for the damage he and his group have done to the larger community. Exodus was one of the groups that has been based on the idea of helping people (specifically non-straight) change […]


Finding Family


By Lisa Regula Meyer It’s a crazy world, that of IVF.  It’s expensive, it’s time-consuming, and it does one heck of a job on your body, not to mention the toll it takes on your mental and emotional health.  But it’s a useful means to a great end- that of building a family.  Friends of […]


Memorials and Moms


By Lisa Regula Meyer I was in Florida over the holiday weekend, visiting my mom and step-dad, and had a great time.  While we were there, mom and I walked the John Ringling Causeway, just the two of us.  I’m not sure why it was so important to her, but we did it and it […]


Lessons From Kittens


By Lisa Regula Meyer We’re a week into the foster cat experiment and things are going well.  Our cat has finally made peace with the foster cat, Chowda seems comfortable, and the kittens are growing well.  Kenny thinks the kittens are the best thing ever, and the kittens aren’t nearly as afraid of him as […]


Budget Growth


By Lisa Regala I missed a deadline over here, and yeesh, is that hard for me to reconcile.  I pride myself on being as organized as possible, and on top of as much as I can be.  I have to if there’s going to be any possibility of getting everything done that I need and […]


US and Education: Priority Number One


By Lisa Regula Meyer   I’ll admit to a feeling of consternation ever since last week, when the reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union Address started to come out. The speech itself didn’t really strike much of a cord in me. There were plenty of ideas that I agreed with, but the plans […]