"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.
What in the world makes men believe that approaching a group of women by saying, "God told me to come over here and tell you all how sexy you are..."? Like seriously...how in the HELL does that even make sense? You believe in God, eh? So God is a perverted man who can't handle seeing … Continue reading Believing in “God”, coffe shops, & legs.
Between the ages of 5 and 10, I lived in Virginia. I learned a lot about the Revolutionary War time period and it has always fascinated me. Our founding father's gave up a lot to give us the freedom that we, so dearly, love today. I remember sitting in history class, in 3rd grade, and … Continue reading Freedom, Farming, & Food.
So, this morning, I decided to check the weather on the east side of the state - as I'm thinking about my boyfriend, yes, he's officially my boyfriend (the guy from Instagram! hehe) and making sure he's going to be safe! I am listening to the live coverage regarding the storms and they are showing … Continue reading It may be fallible…so don’t take it like the gospel?
Yesterday marked the first global March Against Monsanto. I stand by our right, in the USA, for the 1st amendment; the freedom of assembly. It is so important that we exercise our rights as citizens in order to take part in our government, our society, our State. The freedoms which we sometimes take for granted, … Continue reading March Against Monsanto – The Freedom of Assembly
Well...it is almost the end of May and time is flying. The past few weeks have been crazy busy and full of excitement! In just over 24 hours, I'll be giving a speech in front of 300+ people for a graduation ceremony. I'm kind of freaking out. But that is okay - because I can … Continue reading Faith, Trust, & a Little Pixie Dust
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?
Happy Monday! Let's talk about something not so happy - domestic violence. I stumbled upon this great TedTalk - highlighting the power struggle in our society and how our language helps to create and reinforce our gender norms, our socially acceptable behavior, and our ability to talk about things in an open and honest form. … Continue reading What kind of man are you?
Happy Monday! I feel like the last 48 hours are a blur and a dream...I'm officially a college graduate and beginning the next chapter of my life - a 23-year-old still trying to change the world, become the healthiest person I can be, and to appreciate all the little blessings in my life. This past … Continue reading Rant: GMO, gut disease, inflammation, and the great USofA