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Five Things to be Thankful For on Mother’s Day

Recently while showering in my new home I noticed the words “Happy Mother’s Day” written in steam on my bathroom mirror. I started to think about who had put it there for the woman who occupied this home before me. Was it her husband? Her children? And what were they [...]

By | 2015-06-16T18:21:57+00:00 May 5th, 2015|Categories: Motherhood, Womanhood|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

President Grandma and the Shrill Working Mothers

Women are just more emotional than men. Have you heard this statement before? I sure have. Much like, “Like a girl,” it seems to have a negative energy surrounding it. It is never said like, “Wow, women are so much more emotional than men,” but more like, “ugh, women are [...]

The Goldilocks Syndrome Dichotomy

The Big Bang Theory (the sitcom, not the theory about the birth of the universe) premiered tonight.  The women on the show are an interesting mix that pretty much sum up our stereotypical views about women – Penny, the pretty ditz who isn’t too bright and wants to be an [...]

All the Single Ladies (and I DON’T mean your status)!

Recently I read a piece in which the author, a woman, was discussing the notion that she, as a woman, had to be, “everything to everyone.” She was reflecting on the idea that the roles that are central to her existence are defined by how they relate to other people. [...]

By | 2015-06-16T18:49:30+00:00 September 15th, 2014|Categories: Womanhood|Tags: , , , , , , , |6 Comments

Journeying Beyond Your Comfort Zone

This is me after a four-day excursion, on foot, up a steep walled, snowy valley in Tibet. I was sunburned, bloated, exhausted, and could barely stand up, but damn was I feeling amazing! Welcome to my blog, where I will explore anything and everything related to journeying beyond [...]

By | 2015-06-16T18:52:33+00:00 September 7th, 2014|Categories: Adventure, Geology, Tibet|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments