I saw this image on Facebook and it gave me so much life: One day, I hope to live in a world where instead of telling people (Read: women and sexual minorities) what to do to protect themselves from being raped, we teach people not to rape and make the sanctions for rape so horrible that… Continue reading These 10 Rape Prevention tips are EVERYTHING!
Short Post #6: The trouble with naps…
The trouble with naps... I love naps. I take a nap pretty much every day, and I can feel it when I haven't had my nap (no, I don't get cranky). Unfortunately, having kid has thrown salt on my entire napping game. I'm one of the fortunate few parents who still get to take naps.… Continue reading Short Post #6: The trouble with naps…
Why does everyone hate the heel of bread?
Why does everyone hate the heel of bread?There is a vile act of discrimination that takes place in kitchens across the nation. Every day, thousands of heels on thousands of loaves of bread are passed over for their less crusty counterparts. Some heels are thrown away. Others face a much worse fate of being left… Continue reading Why does everyone hate the heel of bread?
Happy Taxmas It's the most wonderful time of the year...Taxmas season is upon us! Well it's upon me at least. Taxmas is that glorious time of the year when, if you were a good boy or girl and didn't owe him any money, Uncle Sam leaves money in your bank account. Really, it's money that… Continue reading Happy Taxmas
A lesson from each year of my twenties
A lesson from each year of my twenties I turn the big 3-0 this year, so expect a lot of reflective, introspective posts as a result. As should be par for the course, my twenties were a time where I learned a lot of stuff. Some of the lessons are the direct result of my… Continue reading A lesson from each year of my twenties
The more you read…
The more you read... When I was an elementary school child (1991-1997) there was a poster that was in several of the classrooms I was in and other common areas at school. The poster was an illustration of several people on the steps of a large building that was a library. The poster had this… Continue reading The more you read…
Short Post #5: Admitting when you’re wrong
Short Post #5: Admitting when you're wrong It's a rare thing to find someone who will readily admit when they're wrong. There's something about human nature that causes us to recoil at the prospect that we may not have it all together; that the way we think or act may not be perfect. I've encountered… Continue reading Short Post #5: Admitting when you’re wrong
I’m thankful for friends who wounded me
I'm thankful for friends who wounded me I'm a little tardy to the party on the whole "season of thanks" thing, but I guess that it means a little more to me to talk about the things I'm thankful for when it's not the hot, hip-happening thing in the streets. Call me anti-establishment. I've actually… Continue reading I’m thankful for friends who wounded me
Short post #4: The past
Short post #4: The past The past is such a tricky thing. Sometimes is really cool to be nostalgic about things. Sometimes we regret past decisions and wish that we can change stuff. There's a saying that says, "The past remembers better than it lived." I know from experience that this is very true. Sometimes, when… Continue reading Short post #4: The past
I think I may be Scrooge
I think I may be Scrooge I have a confession to make: Christmas is probably my least favorite holiday. No...it IS my least favorite holiday*. I know that it sounds strange. There are things about the Christmas season that I like. I enjoy spending time with my family. The Husband and I have some Christmas… Continue reading I think I may be Scrooge