Yazdis are a minority people in Iraq. Not part of the majority religion. Not belonging to a majority ethnic group. No one to represent them in the government. Isolated to a small area in Northern Iraq.
The terrorist group, Isis, has been persecuting them. Reports say that at least 500 Yazidis, including 40 children, have been killed in recent attacks. Extremist Muslims call the Yazidis “devil worshipers” and use that designation as justification for raping, brutalizing, and killing them, including their innocent little children. Continue reading Someone has to stop!
Bella thinks she owns us. And we enable her megalomania.
Proof of her self-consciousness is her voice. On the end of the couch, Bella gave her low-muffled “grrr” as if to say to Bev, “Get out-of-the-way, I want to lay between you and Dad.” Later, sitting upright on the floor, she gave her really shrill yippy bark as if to say, “You’re not paying attention to me; quit what you’re doing now.”
The thing that really slays me is her stare. Large brown eyes and long eyelashes saying, “Will you play with me?” I’m a sucker for that, and that is what caused a recent visit to the chiropractor. Continue reading Things Bella Taught Me