My niece Grace likes many things, but two things in particular are 1) Wearing pink glittery shoes and 2) Iron Man. I don’t see that the two have to be mutually exclusive, but this was apparently news to card manufacturers this year. In selecting a card to accompany the gift for her second birthday, I … Continue reading
Once upon a time, I had a dude friend. A very good dude friend, one I’m still friends with, who I actually lived with for a while in a platonic roommate situation. If I ever write a sitcom, it’s going to be based on our adventures, because they were many and hilarious. This dude, … Continue reading
Because I’ve been throwin’ shade at the patriarchy all day, I figured I’d take a light moment to let Girl Friday present what I’ve decided is my new life motto.
This might be a more serious, scoldy post than I initially intended to write. It has a lot to do with dark humor, rough jokes, that sort of thing. I’m going to preface it by saying that I have been known to make some pretty rough jokes in my time. I try now to only … Continue reading
I bought a pineapple the other day because hey, they were on sale and it looked so festive. Except I’ve never purchased a pineapple before, and wasn’t exactly sure how to go about cutting into it, which is why I let it sit festively on my counter for about a week-and-a-half. Here’s the thing about … Continue reading
I spend a lot of time reading progressive and feminist blogs, which means I’ve been reading a lot lately about sexual harassment (as it relates to a certain fake republican presidential candidate) and following the Twitter hash-tag #mencallmethings. The #mencallmethings isn’t limited to things men have called women (or limited to women bloggers), but it … Continue reading