Turning a Negative into a Positive

Negatives seem to pour out of the woodwork onto us in our times of distress like termites in an unknowingly infested old house. You just went up to clear out the attic of your recently deceased Great Aunt Mildred, and the next thing you know, you’re being chased down the ladder by a demon horde... Continue Reading →

I Want to Do All the Creative Things (But I Can’t Seem to Find the Time)

Are you a creative person? Do butterflies rise up in your stomach at the idea of creating new things—whether it’s cartoons or fashion or stories or new recipes or computer programs? But do you struggle with finding the time and energy and maybe even chutzpah to actually create? As a kid, I overflowed with creativity.... Continue Reading →

Why You Should Watch Stitchers

In case you missed it, last summer “Stitchers” premiered on Freeform (formerly ABC Family) which was the station’s first procedural drama. It follows Kirsten Clark (Emma Ishta) who has the fictional condition of Temporal Dysplasia which causes her to be unable to sense the passing of time. This “disability” actually makes her a unique candidate... Continue Reading →

Books to Read: Magic, Mayhem, and Dying Girls (February Book Round Up)

Hello Readers! February is gone and I read another 5 books, so it’s time to share my latest treasures (and “eh, I’ll pass” feelings) with you! There was a lot of magical thinking going on in the books I read this month. Sometimes that meant magic was a well-respected element in the story. Other times,... Continue Reading →

Sexism, Misogyny, & Perspective

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post on the experience I termed “eye rape” which is when someone looks at your body so lasciviously that you feel violated. Someone subsequently left the following comment on that blog post: “The infantilization of women starts at home. There is no such thing as eye rape.... Continue Reading →

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