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History

Fortune

(plural fortunes) 1 .Destiny or fate. She will read your fortune. “¨I read about my fortunes in the magazine. Apparently I will have a good love life this week, but I will have a bad week for money.

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Writing

The Etymology of “Glamour”

Definitions 1. a magic spell <the girls appeared to be under a glamour – Llewelyn Powys> 2. an exciting and often illusory and romantic attractiveness <the glamour of Hollywood>; especially : alluring or fascinating attraction –often used attributively <glamour stock> <glamour girls> <whooping cranes and “¦ other glamour birds – R. T. Peterson>

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Parenting

The Home Maker

We live in a society that dictates our life’s path with labels. Labels are like human sound bites, a niche to quickly categorize one’s purpose in life. I have worn several labels: daughter, sister, student, lawyer, wife. So when it came time to adopt a new label for my adventures in motherhood, I wanted to […]

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Feminism

A Rose By Any Other Name

Firstmute posted “Marriage: Sharing Whose Name, Exactly?“ on November 29, 2011. The piece is thoughtful and persuasive. However, my point of view is different and rests on the idea that as postmodern feminist theory evolves, so does the name game. I hope to add more ideas and perspectives on this debate.