Browsing All Posts published on »June, 2011«

“Real Women Have Curves”*

June 30, 2011


I really hate that phrase…I mean I understand why it came about, and the empowerment it was supposed to generate, but really it has just become another phrase to deride women. Before I go any further, I think I need to share a bit about myself before anyone decides that this is some bitter rant […]

One in which I rant…(part2)

June 27, 2011


I have typed, deleted, retyped, and sat staring at the screen trying to figure out what to write.  I don’t know why suddenly it seems so hard to type out the things that have been bouncing around in my head the past few months.  It’s not some epic tale I am trying to tell, again […]

I was lost… (Part 1)

June 14, 2011


I stopped going to church when I was about 18.  There wasn’t some big event that lead me to stop going, no crisis of faith, no scandal, none of that, I just stopped going.  At first it was because I had a job that required that I work on Sundays, and it also required travel, […]

As easy as lasagna

June 12, 2011


Growing up one of my favorite foods was lasagna, and seeing as for the better part of my childhood I hated tomato sauce, that’s really saying something.  I am not sure if I loved it just because my mom could make one mean lasagna, or because it was something she so rarely made, that it […]

My favorite roasted veggie side in the history of EVER!

June 6, 2011


I love vegetables!     I grew up with my grandparents who had a large garden in the backyard, so I was exposed to all kinds of veggies, and was probably one of the few kids I knew who got excited about eating them.  Spinach? Yes!  Mustard greens?  Please!  Squash? Yes, yes!   Okra?  Yes, […]