This Thanksgiving almost slipped right past me. Traveling across the country has left me scatterbrained, until I stepped into a grocery store and saw all of the pumpkin pie fillings and crusts. Continue reading “10 things I’m thankful for”
My first and second trimesters have been like night and day, and therefore, my original blog on “things I didn’t see coming about pregnancy” already needs updating. Here goes round two! Continue reading “11 things about pregnancy I didn’t see coming: Part II”
I’m not saying America is a patriarchy, which would be to say that men have control of all aspects of our society. Us women have certainly made strides (with many more to go), but I’ve recently noticed subtle gestures of old-fashioned male-dominance lingering around today. Do you notice these, too? *Also published on HuffPost Women Continue reading “5 small gestures that reveal hints of patriarchy in our society”
Lately I’ve been browsing through more blogs than usual written in an authoritative tone stating “the etiquette for social media,” as if such authors are somehow experts on how everyone else should or should not portray themselves online. *Also published on HuffPost Tech.
After 5,559 miles traveled through 5 timezones – 3,001 of which we drove and 2,558 of which were flown over the Pacific – we are finally putting our travels to rest.
The final stop of our cross-country trip was my college town of Athens, Ohio. We almost left it off the itinerary in exchange for a city or town unfamiliar to us, but returning to Athens couldn’t have been a better way to end our journey. Continue reading “Going Full Circle – Athens”
Moving to Maryland has placed us on the East Coast, but its similarities to the Midwest have me reminiscing on characteristics of this region that don’t get praised enough. Surely I’m biased, since these are the surroundings that mark my childhood. Continue reading “What I forgot I love about the Midwest”