"As I saw more beauty in others' uniqueness, I began to appreciate my own." ~Sarah Winifred Searle I'm so pleased to have been recommended to this wonderful woman by my talented friend Kat. Check out Sarah Winifred Searle's pithy comic titled Fatness, Femininity, and the Media We Deserve.
Eric's post about paranormal encounters over't MakeItUltra™ has inspired me to share my own thoughts about "strange happenings." When I was very young I would sometimes see and hear things that the grown-ups around me didn't seem to catch, and when I questioned them, I was routinely patted on the head and told that I had an… Continue reading When the Spooky Isn’t
Following Jackie's lead, I finally decided to take a go at La Duchesse's TGBOL prompt for the week* because, hey, quirkiness is something this chick can totally get behind. I like quirk. And, if you like quirk, I'm happy to share mine. I hope you will too. 1/Music: Is it possible to get any quirkier than Disco?… Continue reading Quoth the Quirky
This film is responsible for a generation of girls from the 90s experimenting with witchcraft and forming their own covens in order to levitate each other during sleepover parties. The Craft (1996, dir. Andrew Fleming) is one of those films that is so 1990s that it almost works as a time travelling device back to […]… Continue reading ***Fierce Female Reblog*** Thoughts on… The Craft (1996) — FILM GRIMOIRE
Toke up and rejoice weed smokers, it’s 420 Day again, In honor of the only worldwide holiday celebrating marijuana, who better to celebrate it with than those 1970s’s comic book band of original Doobie brothers “The Fabulous Freak Brothers.” This threesome of cold stone dopers who appeared in their own counter-culture comic books in the […]… Continue reading ***Fierce Female Reblog*** 4/20 Retrospective
A couple of days ago I wrote a blog to remind people that equal access is not special access. What followed was a predictable flood of comments (that I will never publish) with stories (many of whi… Source: So You’ve Been Inconvenienced by a Fat Person
I ran across this modest little poem in the earliest hours of this morning and it struck me in such a significant way, that I read and re-read it several times, trying to digest its considerable meaning, while grinning from ear to ear. I must admit that I admire anyone cheeky enough to give God… Continue reading God is Slightly Crazy, Right?
Well, here's a happy thought worth sharing from Todd Lohenry at Bright, shiny objects. Photo post by @brightshinyobje. Source: Holding on
Anxious Mom over t' That's What Anxious Mom Said gets it! Like most kids nowadays, Little Man has an iPad Mini that he uses to play games, make videos, and send everyone messages. Usually he’s pretty good about putting it away when I tell him to, ev… Source: Things Kids Say Thursday: Busted
Oh my, randall smoot's just opened a great big ol' can of worms concerning the separation of artists and their work. This is a subject that causes much wailing and gnashing of teeth in the Allen home. It's a constant debate, although I usually just heave a heavy sigh and lament the fact that my lust for… Continue reading Arthur Miller’s Fall from Grace