This does not have to be an all-or-nothing proposition. Moderation in all things. Even guns.
He could have been a halfway decent human being.
Wasn't what she expected
Final divorce decree in hand, he sat at the table and wrote the following ad: Going Out Of Business Sale! Harmless pets, but can bite if handled roughly. Striking colors. Sizes for every preference. Unlimited uses: Keeps nosy visitors out of your medicine cabinet. Deters burglars. Quickly sobers excessive party drinkers. Makes excellent gifts for unfriendly in-laws. Works well …
It's not pretty.
Just for fun
No one will bother her!
I don't have enough room for cannons....
Secrecy is the keystone of all tyranny . . .
A twenty-something woman asked me recently, “Why do they treat us like this? Why do they get away with it?” “Because they can,” I answered.