I think wine is pretentious. THERE. I SAID IT.

To all my wine drinking homies out there, I apologize. I don't mean you. I mean everyone else. Please don't take offense. Remember that this is coming from a woman who drinks nothing but 1) water, 2) Diet Coke, and 3) coffee from Costco....more
Love this, you made me giggle. Especially the last few paragraphs. more

Native American Bloggers You Need to Read

November is Native American Heritage Month. And there is so much more to indigenous history than a few scenes from a Thanksgiving skit. In fact, there are many Native American women blogging about everything from books, to fashion, to politics, and this month we want to highlight some bloggers we love. I hope you'll check them out! Image Credit: Grand Canyon NPS, via Flickr...more
What an awesome post! And thank you for introducing us to some amazing bloggers. more

Libations, Waste Not

I hate wasting food, so when I was left with half a bottle of wine after a gathering at my place, I had to get a little resourceful on ways to use it up....more
What is "leftover wine"? I am not familiar with that concept :P more

I Hate "Positive" Female Stereotypes

I love Ellen Sirleaf Johnson, I really do. As the first female president of Liberia, she has done amazing and wonderful things to heal her country from the violent civil war that destroyed so many lives in the most brutal, animalistic ways possible. ...more
LOVE LOVE LOVE this article! I hate gender stereotypes! It's so ridiculous that while more and ... more

I Don't Like My Son Very Much Right Now

I’m going to be honest with you guys. I’m really tired of my son. The level of disrespect and general level of unhappiness is becoming so distressing that I’m barely functioning as his mother. I don’t want to be around him. I don’t want to do anything for him....more
I don't have children myself, but your blog post really touched me. I can feel how hard you are ... more

London: The British Museum

Planning a trip to London? Don't miss this local gem - just a short walk from Buckingham Palace. Kids, especially, will love it, as proven by the post's accompanying photos:...more
Love the British Museum. I could easily spend weeks in there. I wish I lived in London so I ... more

Channing Tatum Named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive 2012: I Disagree

So, the illustrious People magazine named Channing Tatum the Sexiest Man Alive of 2012. I know, right? Channing Tatum?...more
Ewwww, I don't think Channing Tatum is attractive at all! Almost any actor would be a better ... more

Nine Year-Old Girl QB Impressive in Boys' Football League [Video]

A highlight reel of a youth football player has become an Internet sensation with two million+ views and counting. Why the big deal? Because the video showcases 9-year-old Utah native Sam Gordon playing in an all-boys tackle football league. And, yeah. Sam is a girl.Posted on YouTube by the Sam's father, Brent (who must be the proudest dad on the planet), the video displays the girl's talent for bursting through coverage, making incredible runs, breaking tackles and making tackles of her own. She also shows that she can take a hard hit -- just like the boys....more
This is awesome. Here in Vancouver, Canada, a lot of girls play on boys Ice Hockey teams. ... more

Why Have There Been No Great Women Boxers?

In 1971, art historian Linda Nochlin posed the question, “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?”  Her scholarship focuses on the biases of patriarchal norms illustrating how women did not have access to the same financial and educational support of church patronage and art academies as their male counterparts.  The same institutions that denied opportunities for women, helped foster greatness for male artists.  As a result, the chances of a female Michelangelo appearing on the scene were pretty darn slim. ...more
It's not just women's boxing that get's limited coverage, it's women's sport in general, ... more

Why is BlogHer so un-comicsy?

Considering how strong the female voice is in the comics blogosphere, there's not a whole bunch of us on BlogHer.  I'm trying to rectify that, but I'm very curious as to why there's such a dearth here as it is.  Any thoughts?