Tonight I finally got to see The Imitation Game. I've looked forward to it ever since I saw the trailer, for a few reasons. Obviously as a History teacher the story seemed fascinating, and as a Sherlock fan, Cumberbatch in the lead roll...need I say more? 😉 And I'm happy to report … Continue reading The Imitation Game
Much has been said in the way of a woman's role. Who she is, what she does, how society views her, how society should view her. You only have to look so far as current pop songs (Beyonce's "Girls" or Katy Perry's "Roar") or TV shows (Girls, and before that, Sex and the City), to see that … Continue reading On Being a Woman
It's been a while since I posted last, and my life has been hectic. Thankfully the business is all the good that life brings: work, family, friends, birthdays. Nonetheless, I've been considering another year having passed, and in particular, was reflecting on my birthday (something about that day just makes you nostalgic, right??). My sister … Continue reading Perfectly NOT according to plan…
Yesterday was my birthday. I've actually felt this age for a while now. I'm still at the point of my life where I am eager to be slightly older, especially as a teacher, so I've already been thinking of myself at this age and...possibly already telling people who don't know me well that I … Continue reading On the occasion of my birthday…
So, one of the many ways in which I am enjoying my spring break is to catch up on the lives of my close (and not so close) friends/family/associates, etc on Facebook. Well, shoot, I'll be honest, I check up on Facebook nearly every day. But during my spring break from work it feels more freeing. … Continue reading Spring Break, Facebook, and…Politics??
“Our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that if you disagree with someone’s lifestyle, you must fear or hate them. The second is that to love someone means you agree with everything they believe or do. Both are nonsense. You don’t have to compromise convictions to be compassionate.” -Rick Warren