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This Slut Votes (Long Read)

This Slut Votes (Long Read)

Watch out y’all, I’m about to get all political up in here. First, let me address the language I used for this post. The word “slut” can be used as an insult, yes, but I don’t take it like that. I don’t think there is anything wrong with me having control of my own body … Continue reading

Regarding My Mother

Regarding My Mother

“…I have often wondered if I had the words that would do justice to her goodness, her wisdom, and her strength. In the life of every woman, there will always be the influence and teachings of one woman who stands supreme.” -The Expected One by Kathleen McGowan For me – as it is for so … Continue reading

Found: Words of Wisdom

Found: Words of Wisdom

I found these on the streets of Napa – that city is full of exciting found art opportunities! They’re great reminders of what to focus on as you navigate the proverbial roads of life.

Depression & Anxiety

Depression & Anxiety

Usually, those words – “depression” and “anxiety” – label conditions that I have. I like that way of phrasing it, because it implies a sense of control for me. I have these things, yes, but they do not have me. Usually. For the past fifteen years, I have had these conditions. I am usually able … Continue reading

Please Take Note: 2 Condoms = LESS PROTECTION (V. Imp!)

Please Take Note: 2 Condoms = LESS PROTECTION (V. Imp!)

I’ve noticed a somewhat disturbing trend in pop culture recently, wherein people suggest using two condoms at once (“double bagging”) for double the condom efficacy. Except that actually equals less protection, not more. Edited to add: Molly: Are you gonna be double bagging your junk on our honeymoon? Mike & Molly, season 2 episode 18 “Peggy … Continue reading

I Do Not Feel Betrayed When A Plus Size Model Loses Weight

I Do Not Feel Betrayed When A Plus Size Model Loses Weight

UPDATE: Madeline Jones comments, explains that Radar.com misquoted her. See my new post (“Madeline Jones Responds, Radar.com Article Misleading“) for further info! Here’s her comment: Hi Corina, Radar Online absolutely misquoted me in this piece. When I was asked what types of comments we have received from our readers about Crystal Renn’s weight loss, I … Continue reading

HIMYM Review: No Pressure & No Shit

HIMYM Review: No Pressure & No Shit

Last night’s episode was much better than weeks prior! Still not great compared to earlier seasons, but it did feel more like old times with gang. The Barney storyline was great – just what we would expect from him. Marshall and Lily’s long-term bets are perfect for their relationship, and Robin did the right thing. … Continue reading