I couldn’t say anything until I had to say something

The following op-ed piece is an opinion of its writer only, and not necessarily the views of the collective body that make up Team Hellions. Blogged with permission. Today I spent a good portion of my day with tears running down my face, unable to speak because I was choking on despair. I found out…

The conundrum of giving during the Holidays

The holidays always feel like a tricky time of year for me.  Not because of finding the right gifts or putting up holiday decorations, but because of those red buckets at pretty much every store.  You know, the ones that are accompanied by someone ringing a bell.  Yes, I am talking about the Salvation Army…

Fake Nerd Girl

Just as I was getting ready for bed tonight, I hopped onto Twitter to see how my regular lovlies were doing when I was introduced to this very interesting concept: The FAKE NERD GIRL. From what I can gather, the FNG is a individual of the female persuasion who only likes nerdy or geeky things…

Mr & Mrs Hellions! (Exclusive Sneak peek!)

Last weekend I was fortunate to not only get to attend the wedding of our esteemed captain and his lovely bride, but I also served as their “friend-tographer”!  Here is a quick sneak peek of some of my favorite pictures of Kevin & Elise until I can get through the 1,700 images :) ENJOY!!! I hope this…

Amanda Todd & a Revisit to “Bully/Bullied”

I was taking a break from writing my term paper this afternoon so I skipped on over to livejournal (my private blog) and a friend wrote about Amanda Todd.  If you are not familiar with her (as I wasn’t) she was a young woman who committed suicide last week after years of emotional, mental, and…