United We Kneel

"Back when I was growing up, football players just played the game and kept their mouths shut," a family member said during our nice dinner. Picking up on the hint, I kept my mouth shut and didn't point out the fact that Colin Kaepernick wasn't actually saying anything but kneeling but anyway... If I had... Continue Reading →

headphonegrrl plugged in: Girl Crush

I’ve written this post a few different ways but was never really comfortable with it… Until a dear friend of mine brought up how her daughter was internalizing messages about females from popular songs. Her daughter said that in the song, the singer was saying how much she needed her love interest. My friend immediately corrected... Continue Reading →

I am a Humanist

A bit ago I watched the Oscars at a co-worker’s house with her and 7 of her friends, all women. Her husband hid in the computer room while we praised NPH and all his awesomeness. Patricia Arquette accepted the award for Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role and said in her speech “It’s... Continue Reading →

Red Flag

One of my most damaging relationships was also my most healthy. Psychologically I think we both left more messed up than we started, but as far as growth and love goes I believe we both learned a lot about ourselves. It ended terribly but I wouldn’t change a thing. However, when it happened I felt like... Continue Reading →

Shake It Off Mr. Lefsetz

I recently came across a blog post by one of my favorite bloggers, Bob Lefsetz, regarding Taylor Swift’s new single “Shake It Off.” Besides some of the personal tangents he goes on, I generally value his opinion and advice on the current state of the music industry. He has a long history with the music business... Continue Reading →

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