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Redhead Ranting is the rantings of a frazzled, twice divorced mother of two who freelances and cares for two stupid dogs while writing her memoir against incredible and unbelievable odds (but will make a wonderful book one day).

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MINNESOTA NICE is a humorous and heartbreaking memoir about coming of age in the 1980’s. Raised by a closeted gay father and mentally and physically handicapped mother Jennifer does her best to navigate the changing times.

Adrian Peterson, The Vikings and The Switch

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 | 3 comments

Several weeks ago I announced that I was going to be a better Vikings fan. After years of being nothing but a fair weather fan somewhat begrudgingly I decided to step up and do my part. This is in no small part because of my friend Stella’s role in helping the Seattle Seahawks win the Super Bowl last year. She and apparently everyone in the great state of Seattle sport their Seahawks jerseys each and every Friday during the football season. The wearing of the jersey appeases the football gods and to the team with the most enthusiastic fandom victory is bestowed. Which might be one of...

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Taking Stock

Posted by on Sep 2, 2014 | 9 comments

I haven’t been blogging much lately. No one has, it’s summer, Facebook is so much easier and there are only so many things you can write about and I blew my wad years ago by writing every day – sometimes twice. But with the recent development of celebrity naked selfies I just have too much to say. Seriously how dumb is Jennifer Lawrence to take naked photos and store them in the cloud?* I’ve also refrained from blogging because I don’t want to offend people. I don’t know when that happened but it probably took root when I started getting more traffic and...

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Does Fistula Surgery Hurt?

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 | 0 comments

Does anal fistula surgery hurt? Yes, fistula surgery hurts. In fact it hurts more than just about anything I have experienced and that includes both vaginal births and c-sections. What follows is a description of what you can expect following anal fistula surgery including pain level, recovery time and treatment if necessary. I’ve had fistula surgery twice now, each time with the placement and eventual removal of a seton which means I’ve had four surgeries on my ass. Not all fistula surgeries include seton placement and in fact there are many different procedures for fixing an...

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Conflicting Bumper Stickers

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 | 0 comments

I was in my early 40s when I got my first tattoo. I would have gotten one a lot sooner but I just couldn’t figure out with what image I wanted to permanently disfigure my body. I had the same trouble when it came to putting a bumper sticker on my car. I always wanted to but was too afraid to put my strongly held beliefs out there for ridicule and judgment. And then I bought a Mac. It came with two apple logos that had been stuffed into a drawer in my desk for a while. I couldn’t throw them away because they were perfectly good. The cat got one of them and the other went on the...

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