I haven’t been super active in here (except for the almost-monthly Cleaning Lady series) because things just got…. intense. If you’d been reading my posts prior to the divorce you’d agree I needed to take some time away to just BE. But now I’m back in classes and things have settled and I want to … Continue reading
Yesterday I dreamed that I walked away from Lil Miss while she was swimming. I walked back and she was drowned. I kept walking, knowing it was my fault and I couldn’t quite take it in that she was really dead… I walked to a friends house and even though I was sitting on their … Continue reading
I remember having the talk with my parents. When I was pregnant for the first time I actually thought about how I would deal with the talk with my kids. I dread the day I have to have the talk with Lil Miss. I realized there’s just no good way to say it. Our “people” … Continue reading
DISCLAIMER: I am speaking primarily of women here. Not becaues I don’t think these issues affect men, but because not being a man myself I can only theorize based on a few comments and brief discussions Ive had with men about these issues. I wish more men would discuss these things honestly. I suspect the … Continue reading
Its a problem now, this “Strong Female Character”. Used to be, females in film (and most other media but let’s stick to film) existed only as romantic fodder or foil for the male hero. Thus the “damsel in distress”. She was two dimensional, (or worse) she was petty, she was not very bright but she … Continue reading
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Jc-md_ZQZ7xKTkuqRiKqiOzcYCpUhEn1UuZn51IGOdc/edit#slide=id.p PLEASE put this on as a slideshow. If you just flip through it manually, you miss the transitions and some of the pictures won’t show up at all. Don’t worry, there’s no music. And that’s pretty much all I got to say about that.