This post is difficult for me to write, mostly because I just don't know what to say.
What is there to say following something as tragic as the shooting in Connecticut last Friday?
Actually, there's plenty to say. And a lot to be discussed.
But I don't really feel right pontificating about gun control or mental health
or any of the hot-button issues currently flooding news articles and my Facebook newsfeed.
I think we do need to reexamine gun control laws and we absolutely need
to make mental health care more accessible and less stigmatized.
And, most importantly right now, we should remember those who were killed as people,
not just victims, and we should allow their families time to grieve the loved ones
they lost without forcing them to serve as a platform for change.
But if I can't write about that, then what do I write?
I can't ignore or downplay what happened.
I can't post a photo of my outfit or tell you a story about some ridiculous thing the dogs did.
That just seems inappropriate. Frivolous. Irresponsible.
So, this is what I've written.
But I think sometimes nothing is really all you can say.
My thoughts and prayers to all involved.