I am having a weird relationship with social media recently. Like…really weird. I’ve been on Facebook since it was The Facebook and your school had to be invited to join. I think I joined in 2005. I’ve been on Twitter since… …apparently. And I joined Instagram February 4, 2015. I was on MySpace long before … More On: Social Media
Let me start off by stating a few things, for the record: I am a 32 year old white female who knows very little about my own culture, such as it is. My parents immigrated from England in the late 70s and became citizens in the early 80s. I was born here. I don’t know … More Culturally Appropriate
How about those election results, eh? Pretty…surprising…all around? I’m not actually here to talk about that. I’m just exhausted by all of it at this point. I can see how it sucked from both sides of the aisle, I’ve made my peace with those who voted differently than I did. I’m trying to remain optimistic … More News and the information age
I want to say that I am not blind to the fact that the last post I wrote before today’s was not totally in-keeping with today’s message. My belief that parents should parent their children, however, is not contradictory to my belief that we should work harder to support one another instead of attacking one … More I just wanted to take a moment.
I read this article today, and even though I’m terrified to write this blog, I think it needs to be written. And I can only hope and pray that it doesn’t end badly for us. So here’s my “confession.” Our summer daycare option was going to cost $200 per week, and we simply cannot afford … More Bring back the village
Genderbending characters to add a new dynamic is becoming increasingly popular. But just because we CAN doesn’t necessarily mean we should. … More Where are all the Buffys?
Alright, fellow Democrats. I’m gonna level with you, and I should have done this a while ago. I don’t care which Democratic candidate you support right now. I DO care that we are creating a culture of divisiveness in our own party and sabotaging our success before the primaries are even over. How, you ask? By tearing down the other candidate. … More Dear Democrats: We need to stick together
Quantity =/= quality, in social media or anywhere else. … More SHARE-WHORING: A CALL TO END FALSE INFLUENCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Regardless of why we’re talking about whatever specific social injustice we’re talking about today – you can guaran-damn-tee someone is going to call you out for caring about THAT issue instead of THIS OTHER issue. … More CARING ABOUT [INSERT CURRENT EVENT] DOESN’T MEAN I DON’T CARE ABOUT [INSERT WORLD PROBLEM]
Ok, so a few days ago, I joined the Twitter. I’m calling it “the Twitter”, rather than just “Twitter” because I feel like an old curmudgeon-y woman when I try to use it. … More I’M REALLY NOT THIS COOL