On November 10th, 2016 I sat down to work on Treading Waves back before it was Treading Waves. Back before it was much of anything but a stack of notecards and a promise to tell a story. But I couldn’t do it. I just stared at the page with tears in my eyes much like … More Treading The Waves
Catcalling is a problem I have raged against before. It makes women feel small, in danger, unvalued, and objectified. Being yelled at on the street about how we look–even an under-the-breath muttering of “so beautiful”–is alarming and disgusting. But having pink hair has created the most remarkably unexpected phenomenon. GENUINE COMPLIMENTS! Unheard of, I … More Pink Hair… Do??? Care.
I LOVE the Girl Scouts of America. They are shaping lives and creating magic. MAGIC! They are making future leaders, teaching love and acceptance, encouraging independence, and changing the MF’ing world! The GSA is so much more than just cookies. I was a teeny tiny little Daisy scout and then a tiny little Brownie as … More Shout Out to my Girl Scouts
I have historically (and loudly) been against having children for the majority of my adult life. When I married my first husband at 20 I felt far too young to have children. Then we decided to adopt because I still didn’t want to birth any children myself. The beginning stages of adoption brought about … More Children: Such a Hot Topic
Alternate title: “Another post in which we discuss my ample derriere.” “I thank god everyday that I woke up feeling this way And I can’t help loving myself and I don’t need nobody else.” – Meghan Trainor, Me Too I’m loving this song so so much lately. Let the haters’ comments roll in, fine. I love … More Don’t Revoke My Feminist Card