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Rejected Princesses: The Fairytales You’ve Been Missing

Rejected Princesses: The Fairytales You’ve Been Missing

I was griping to my friend about the fact that there are so many fairy tales that paint women as the damsel in distress and never provide an example of women going on adventures, doing crazy things, and generally being heroic. Then she recommended this […]

My Top 3 Favorite Ideas from the Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf

My Top 3 Favorite Ideas from the Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf

Beauty is pain. From the time I was a small child I remember being taught this in a number of different ways. I remember being told that I had to wear tights and dress, but then not allowed to run and play like the boys […]

The Top Three Things that Stood Out in “The Handmaid’s Tale”

The Top Three Things that Stood Out in “The Handmaid’s Tale”

I am involved in a wonderful book club on Goodreads called Our Shared Shelf, which was started by the fabulous Emma Watson. This last month she chose the book The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood and I adored this book! Overview This book is a […]

My Heart goes out to Charlottesville

My Heart goes out to Charlottesville

Last week I participated in a wonderful, week-long event called GISHWES (The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen). It is a game created by Misha Collins as a way to encourage people to invest in their communities, break out of their safe […]

The Quick Guide to the Wise Man’s Fear

The Quick Guide to the Wise Man’s Fear

I finally finished The Wise Man’s Fear, by Patrick Rothfuss. To quote the famous Arthur Shappey, “It was in a word…brilliant!” Because it was so brilliant, I’ve decided to give you a list of all the things I loved about it and some of the […]