How To Cook: Cous Cous

Originally posted on The Pear & The Purple Peach:
A few people have asked me how to make Cous Cous as I think some are unaware of just how simple this little gem is to cook and how versatile it is! It can be sweet or savoury, plain or spice it up I love it…

“You do not have cerebral palsy.”

I was shocked, and then so happy to read this news article when I sat down at the computer today. A 33-yr old woman, Jean Sharon Abbott, was diagnosed with spastic diplegia, a form of cerebral palsy at 4 years old. She only saw one neurologist, because he was the best in the area, according […]

“Break Free” by Ruby Rose – Breathtakingly Beautiful & Brutally Honest

Congratulations to Ruby Rose and Phoebe Dahl on their engagement! I’m quite ill today, so not up for writing, but do want to share. I recently discovered the amazing, talented, honest and so sexy DJ Ruby Rose. Her video for “Break Free” is a brutally honest and beautiful depiction of gender roles and breaking free […]

How Many Kinds of Feminism Are There?

Originally posted on hessianwithteeth:
A lot. There are a number of schools of thought within feminism, some of them are better known than others. While there is a misconception that feminism is divided as a result of these various schools, the differences between the schools are differences in methodology and not differences in their end…

Angelina Jolie- Beautiful, Sexy and Amazing

This is absolutely my new favorite photo of the sexy, exquisite and inspiring Angelina Jolie. Who else wants a metal collar now? I do! Photo at Instagram: https://instagram.com/p/1RBysXmdUG/

Happy Riot Grrrl Day in Boston (and Everywhere Else!)

My favorite riot grrrl band ever! Sleater-Kinney rock! According to the attached article from Flavorwire.com, Boston mayor Marty Walsh has announced that today is Riot Grrrl Day. For those of you lucky enough to live in Boston, Kathleen Hanna’s band The Julie Ruin will be playing tonight at Boston’s Wilbur Theatre. (If you go to […]



Originally posted on HASTYWORDS:
I am so very excited to share my guest today. “Little Dude” and his mother, Samara who writes A Buick in the Land of Lexus, are two of the smartest people I know. I have had the wonderful pleasure of seeing snippets of their life, how they interact, and how they…

Just Write

As I try to talk myself into making the time (when there is little to be had) and doing my damnedest to write and send in my first two magazine submissions this week, this advice from the phenomenal author Anne Lamott is timely and inspiring. “Oh my God, what if you wake up some day, […]

“Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.”

The Dalai Lama has an applicable wise statement for all possible feelings and conditions. I try to remember this one. “Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional. ” Today I underwent the most painful procedure for my nerve disorder. I imagine the flawed brain surgery was much worse, but I was blessedly asleep! I knew this […]

My Song

There is always at least one, usually more, songs that you hear and think, “Oh, my god! This was written about me, for me or to me.” Whether you have just starting dating a new person, and your heart beats with new passion and excitement, your body quivers just hearing their voice, or when they […]

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