The blog of a politically aware, radical socialist eco-feminist, eclectic pagan and neo-hippie. Topics range from feminist blogosphere topics of interest, to issues on sex, open marriage, men's rights, paganism in the world and what's good on TV.
I am Laine – mother, artist for-hire, freelancer, and doer of odd jobs. I spend my days juggling kids and work, making plans and making lists, and contemplating what it’s like to be an organized disaster.
I am often stressed to the max.
I am frequently spotted dancing to music in grocery store aisles and to Weather Channel muzac at home. Word.
I like wine, cooking, autumn, Christmas, birthdays, and watching my kids when they don’t realize it. I have an extensive collection of black clothing and can’t seem to buy colors. No I am not in mourning....more
"The Life of a Ladybug" is a blog that is focused on beauty, fashion, bellydance, and the issues that affect women of color. I do product reviews and give tips on how to maximize one`s look with make-up and clothing. My personal beauty philosophy is that each woman is beautiful and make-up should be used to accentuate what you already have, rather than make you look like someone different. I encourage each woman to "Own your beauty!"
I've been exiled to Kansas to pay penance for my many collegiate crimes. I've lived in Moscow and traveled in Ukraine, Lithuania, Uganda, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. I've gone sky-diving and cliff jumping, but I also love to knit and I make a mean grilled cheese.
I care about women and girls. Our rights and responsibilites. I care how the world sees us, and how it treats us, but more importantly I care how we see and treat ourselves. Welcome to The Mauve Dinosaur. I use this blog as a place to vent about all the things that interest me, regarding women, girls and gender issues. I'll get angry, frustrated and sad. Join me if you will!...more