I watched Occupy Unmasked last night - a documentary produced by Citizens United Productions. Biases flood the tone of this documentary, stating that unions, the Obama administration, and the media are behind the Occupy movements and that they are taking advantage of young, college students, and others.Now, I've found myself aligned with the Occupy Movement.… Continue reading Occupy Wall St…Good or Bad?
But seriously. I think as many people need to write on this topic as possible. What is going on with our frame of mind? How do we think it is okay to show photoshopped models and portray them as the idolized images of beauty? Via Pinterest. Thank you creator. When we see a woman like… Continue reading Another girl, ranting about body image and Photoshop.
"People have a preference to remain ignorant." - Neeru Paharia Growing up in the US, I was raised in a consumer drive culture. I was taught that you buy new clothes with the season, need a few pairs of shoes, never wear brown and black together, and to match your purse with your outfit. I… Continue reading Fashion, Free Markets, & Fabulists.
For Thanksgiving 2012 I traveled to Savannah, Georgia. I have family who live there, so I was able to stay, for free, in their beautiful home. If I wouldn't have had a place to stay, I probably wouldn't have been able to make this trip, as the plane ticket alone was $370. Of course, this… Continue reading Destination: Savannah, GA.
A few weeks ago, I read a few brilliant blog posts on the Thought Catalog. It inspired me to do something completely out of my comfort zone and, after about 15 minutes of thinking, I made an OKCupid profile. At first, I was like...sure I'll do this and see what was out there...and a week… Continue reading OkCupid-ing: Because, well just because.
Here's another good one - sometimes asking a simple question, giving them back their basic argument, is a good way to open peoples' minds. When did I chose to be straight? I never did. When did I come out and say "hey mom and dad and friends and everyone...I like boys"? Oh...I didn't. This is… Continue reading When did you chose to be straight?
So, after a few hours of research...I finally understood that I would not be able to install an Instagram plugin for my WordPress.com site (it only works for WordPress.org)...which I guess shows me that I need to do my research ahead of time. Well, I'm pretty active on Instagram - so find and follow me… Continue reading Instagramming & Screenshots