Jezebel: Stick with Women, Stay Away from GMOs

Originally posted on franklyrebekah:
I’m sorry. ¬†This is really long. Okay, so, there was a time when in the mornings, after checking the headlines on the New York¬†Times, I would head over to Jezebel and see what was happening in the world of women, as represented by feminists (some of them not so much) on…

Self Care Is Hard Work

Continuing the previous post and comments and conversations about self-care and managing it I worry about burnout. I don’t worry about it a lot, but I can usually tell when I’m feeling it because that’s when the worry starts to creep in. It’s the preview before the full-on exhaustion. It’s the days/weeks/months of denial thatContinue reading “Self Care Is Hard Work”

family and war

my brother is looking down the barrel of a tour in Afghanistan. he has already been to Iraq, which is actually why he’s going to Afghanistan. he signed up for a few more years while in Iraq. the army accepted this from him. at the time, he would tell me that he couldn’t imagine comingContinue reading “family and war”

i don’t deserve magic powers

If I were a magical person (by Harry Potter standards), I would use my powers to accomplish the mundane tasks in my life. I realized this while doing laundry today. Houses would be cleaned, rooms kept tidy, laundry done, etc., without me having to put my brain and my time to work. I could accomplishContinue reading “i don’t deserve magic powers”