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Grace Hwang Lynch, aka HapaMama

I Am A Feminist

Some things about myself in regards to feminism, before I share  Shannon Melanson's words on what true feminism is....more

My Cloud Storage, Backup and Forget

If you have files you do not want to lose, cloud storage is a must.  Though downloading your files into an internet cloud like Carbonite is not always the best option for users.  If you want to back up your files but do not want to use an online cloud, consider My Cloud by WD....more

To My Fellow Politically Conservative Christians

This morning I followed my normal routine, woke up grabbed some coffee and turned on Good Morning America.  After watching for a while, a story came on about outrage around Honey Maid’s new commercial featuring a gay couple and interracial couples. I remember the same outrage around the Cheerios commercial that featured an interracial couple and quite frankly I am disgusted....more

Memoirs of an Addicted Brain: On drugs, emotions, and "corrupted learning"

 A couple months ago when Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a heroin overdose, I cried a little. Just like I did when Heath Ledger died. And Michael Jackson....more

5 things I hated about the movie Gravity

 Accurate description of Gravity: A 90 minute...more

Are You being followed on Foot or by Car? What to do

One of the things I impress upon people is what never to do, and what TO do, if they suspect they’re being followed on foot or by car.Don’t be oblivious to your surroundings. Observe everything 50-100 feet around the perimeter of your body as you move from point A to point B....more

Am I the Only Gal Who Didn't Love Frozen?

This post has been two months in coming. And it comes on the heels of one of those times that I’m grateful to be the only gal in the house. The buzz about Frozen has reached such epic proportions that the girls in all grades throughout my sons’ elementary school have been asked, repeatedly, to not sing “Let It Go” quite so frequently. The boys counter as often as they can with “Everything is Awesome” (equally irritating in my opinion), but it’s not taken (strangle)hold like Elsa’s crooning ode on self-liberation. And really, Frozen??...more

Sexual Assault AWARENESS Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I want to do my bit by helping spread the word about some rape/sexual assault issues that everyone needs to know. For one thing, we have a fucking epidemic of guys not knowing they have raped someone....more
Good post. The more women speak out this month, the better. The statistics are horrendous. ...more

Do You Feel Safe as a Woman Riding Mass Transit?

Do you consider yourself safe when you ride mass transit? A recent article in The Atlantic indicates how women's safety in public transit may have more to do with financial access than the the hour a person waits for a ride home. Image Credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York, via Flickr...more
I get nervous on the subway if I make eye contact with homeless people and the young thug ...more

7 Lies You tell Yourself about Your Wifi

…think again, even if most of your wireless network activities revolve around your personal and family life. There are seven lies about wireless protection; have you fallen prey to any of them?#1 “I’m protected with my password.”...more