Feminism Friday: A Look at the Trailers Before Ghostbusters

So last week, I looked at the trailers in front of The Secret Life of Pets. And in front of a G rated movie marketed to children, 49 male characters spoke to only 29 female. Let’s see what sort of … Continue reading → ...more

Feminism Friday: Movie Trailers from The Secret Life of Pets Showing

It’s summer, and there have been several kid-friendly movies that Voldemort has wanted to see. Which is cool – i like movies, popcorn is yummy, and of course I’m going to go see Finding Dory. But I noticed something disturbing … Continue reading → ...more

A (Lack) of Loneliness

Years ago, I was on a retreat with other high school kids from my church. We had a tradition of climbing to the top of the mountain to see the sunrise one morning, which necessitated waking up at a painfully … Continue reading → ...more

Storyteller

My grandfather is 98 years old. My father is 70 years old. My grandfather is stubborn and short tempered and mean, as he’s always been ....more

How (not) to Follow a Recipe

For dinner tonight, I made this delicious Chicken and Rice Casserole, which I was excited to try because I love the Campbell's Chicken and Rice bakes but I never have the Cream of Anything soups because I find them visually gross and off putting.So this was perfect!Only, of course, what I ended up making was in no way a Chicken and Rice Casserole....more

How to Follow a Recipe

For dinner tonight, I made this delicious Chicken and Rice Casserole, which I was excited to try because I love the Campbell’s Chicken and Rice bakes but I never have the Cream of Anything soups because I find them visually … Continue reading → ...more

February Blue

I don’t know what it is about February. It’s such a short month, but there is something about it that makes it so much harder and longer than other months. I’m so tired of February ....more

Needed for Sandwiches: Decent Bread Dough

Lately, I have been attempting bread baking. Partially because I keep forgetting to buy bread at the store, and partially because I really love homemade bread. A variety of disasters have occurred, naturally ....more

What I Will Do Tomorrow

I have big plans for tomorrow, to be carried out after dropping Voldemort at school. They include! -rummaging through the lost and found at the Dark Lordling’s school, as a jacket was lost ....more

5 Best of the Spiral – 2015

Looking back at my stats this past year has been entertaining. Especially because I have whole long stretches without posting ANYTHING where I would be lucky to get 3 views a day. However, for some reason, wordpress/jetpack assures me that … Continue reading → ...more
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