It's not a secret that I'm going through a slump right now. You can tell because of my whiny, self-indulgent previous post, plus the fact that I keep missing weeks of blogging which (I like to think) is unusual for me. I nearly missed this week, too; I watched as the afternoon came and went, … Continue reading Why Every Girl Needs A Kim
You guys, I'm sorry. I'm not great at keeping up with this lately. But it turns out it's actually incredibly difficult and time-consuming attempting to be a well-rounded human being. I am barely keeping my head above water these days; I'm just treading in place, fighting against the burning in my thighs and trying not … Continue reading September Shortcomings
It's a fact of life that even assholes and idiots are employable, which means that unfortunately some may worm their way into your workplace. Here are some broad and likely offensive generalizations to help you recognize and avoid this breed of human, ensuring you keep interoffice politics to a minimum and avoid a manslaughter charge. … Continue reading 5 Types of Workplace Jerks Identified
This is where I would've put my thoughts and hype over Taylor's new single, but my mother taught me that if you have nothing nice to say it's best to say nothing at all.RIP my brief 1989-era adoration. What a frickin mess.
When I was a teenager, I funneled most of my waking energy into being accepted by my peers and considered 'cool.' Now that I'm 25, two kids in, and spending my weekends playing Dungeons and Dragons with my brothers and my husband, I've accepted that I was never cool. This self-aware liberation is what allows … Continue reading 12 Best Game of Thrones Ships, Real and Imagined
When I was twelve, I was an odd duck.We sort of already touched on this before, but there are some things that I haven't been willing to admit, especially on such a public, permanent platform. Things that very few people in my past know, thanks to the fringe benefits of being a military brat who … Continue reading I Told You So: A Story of Puberty, Cole Sprouse, and Vindication
I love reading. I would be perfectly happy if I made my living sitting in a comfy chair reading a book, eating twizzlers, gummy bears, gummy worms (really anything in the gummy varietal), sipping coffee or tea (getting fat, obviously) all day long. When I was a kid they had RAD days at school. That … Continue reading Guest Spot: Jennifer Muses on Blogging
© DC Comics It's a monumental period for women's representation in the media. Rey and Jinn from Star Wars, the ladies of Game of Thrones, the cast of Hidden Figures, Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor. This influx of well-written, inspiring women is awesome and long-awaited, and yet none of them are quite as vital, quite as … Continue reading Belinda Blumenthal vs. Wonder Woman: Who is 2017’s Foremost Feminist Icon?
July is half-over and we're waist-deep in summer now, meaning my Instagram feed is one beach picture after another. Everyone is so tan and hot, drinking out of coconuts and captioning it all with a jillion dolphin emojis, wearing their triangl bikinis and abusing the Juno filter. Meanwhile I'm Jelly Clarkson since this move is … Continue reading 10 Things I’ve Done This Summer That Aren’t Go to the Beach
In the last few weeks, I've learned a lot about grown-up-hood. Specifically, a lot about house-buying. Like how many steps there are to house-buying, and how you're not allowed to skip any or do them out of order. I've also learned not to drive through that really expensive neighborhood 'just for fun,' because then all … Continue reading My Eyes Are Up Here (Not On My Husband’s Face)