On Writing and the Expectations of Women.

There are people who write on a regular basis. I want to know their secret. Do they plan their posts out and schedule them, or do they write them as they go along? It’s always interesting to me that people can write long interesting posts on the fly and make it look like they knew…… Continue reading On Writing and the Expectations of Women.

Anne Frank is My Hero.

I first read Anne Frank’s diary when I was 11 years old, the same age she was when she first starting writing. It wasn’t required reading by my teacher and I was always surprised when I found out later that people had to read it as a class. For whatever reason, I enjoyed reading her…… Continue reading Anne Frank is My Hero.

Angels and Devils: The Body Image in Clothing Campaigns.

There’s no secret in the fact that American society’s obsessed with body image. Through movies, music, and advertisement, we’ve become conditioned to believe that being young and thin is attractive and something to obtain by whatever means necessary. Clothes, diets, pills and exercise are so entrenched in our psyche that we hardly notice them anymore.…… Continue reading Angels and Devils: The Body Image in Clothing Campaigns.

Really, What’s a Relationship?

When I was a teenager, I had an idea of what I wanted in a man and a relationship with him. I wanted him to be tall, dark, and handsome (typical) with some facial hair (Lord of the Rings and similar movies were all the rage when I was in high school, influencing my taste…… Continue reading Really, What’s a Relationship?