The Well-Meaning Jellyfish in Your Life

We’ve all had a “well meaning” person crop up in our life now and again. That person who offers you diet pills even though you never asked for advice on losing weight; the person who takes it upon themselves to tell you all about what an asshole the guy you just started dating is; the […]

A Womb of One's Own

A Womb of One’s Own: Unwanted Advice

As a person who is female, my body is often seen as a public object open for discussion. As a pregnant woman, my body is not only open for discussion, but my choices are up for debate and judgment from friends, family, strangers, and anyone else who may cross my path. These comments are often […]

Public Service

Let’s Talk Sex: This Station is Self-Serve Only.

Tuesday we talked about pleasure and the first time we found out about it. Today, let’s expand on that topic and make things a little more personal: Masturbation. When did you first start masturbating? How did you come to discover this happy activity? I happen to know people who don’t masturbate and never have. To […]


How To Make Cafe Curtains (and how to Make It Work when you screw them up)

This was originally intended to be a tutorial about how to make your own cafe curtains, and it still is, but it’s also a lesson in problem-solving.  I don’t think I’ve ever had a sewing project where I didn’t make at least one mistake along the way.  Those are the Make It Work moments, and […]


The Biggest Loser Wins At Sexism

Against my better judgment I have been watching this season of The Biggest Loser.  I don’t know what compelled me to watch the show this season as I had never been a fan of the show before.  I keep watching it even though I find myself yelling at the television, but not for the reasons […]