Let me explain how I managed to have so many embarrassing moments in the span of just a few days. But first—your guesses (poor participation levels, people, but there were some good ones nonetheless).
For Embarrassing Moment A, Nancy from Blissed-Out Grandma guessed, “A friend held a lingerie party in a small-town bar? Or you . . . → Read More: Let Me Explain…
Jordan Holm doesn’t dwell on the question most people would obsess over if wrongly convicted: “Why me?” Anytime he feels down, he compares himself to people who have suffered worse injustices—some in the news, others in the Bible. “Why do we even bother to make sense of things?” he asked. “You just try to become . . . → Read More: Talking Truth with Jordan Holm, Part 3
On the day he was convicted, Jordan Holm and his parents waited in a large empty courtroom in the Johnson County Courthouse while his attorney spoke to the judge. Jordan remembers the dark, cavernous room well—it was rather judicial-looking, with high ceilings, busts on the wall, and seating for around 100 people. After what seemed . . . → Read More: Talking Truth with Jordan Holm, Part 2
It’s not every day that I have lunch with someone who was recently released from prison. Last week, I met up with Minnesota native Jordan Holm, who I first introduced here in “Was Justice Really Served?,” which has been the most-read post in this blog’s short history. When I wrote that piece, the information was . . . → Read More: Talking Truth with Jordan Holm
Minnesota has had one hell of a snowy December, and technically, winter doesn’t even start until tomorrow. Don’t get me wrong—I love the snow. In fact, you may recall that my previous post about tromping around in it was called “Energized and at Peace.” Well, I wasn’t feeling particularly energized or peaceful this evening.
My . . . → Read More: Snowy Road Rage
When I woke up early on Saturday morning, there was a nice blanket of snow covering the lawn. Linnea and I were both ready to bust out of the house, so I decided to bundle her up and brush off the wooden toboggan.
Half an hour later, we were set. Snowsuit, hat, mittens, and a . . . → Read More: Energized and at Peace
I am a proud feminist. I relished the opportunity to spend two years earning a graduate degree at an east coast women’s college, and I spent several years of my life coaching and teaching young women. I am frustrated by the inequities women still face in 2010, and I am angered by the number of . . . → Read More: Was Justice Really Served?
Welcome, loyal readers of Divorced Before 30! I named this blog emmasota because, well, my name is Emma and I live in Minnesota. Original, right?
So, where did we leave off? On July 3, 2008, I found out that I was pregnant. Josh was unemployed and wouldn’t you know, that’s when my reproductive system decided to get . . . → Read More: Welcome to Emma Wilhelm dot com!