Archive for the ‘sexism’ Category

Thursday, February 21, 2008


I typed this in an email to my boyfriend (fiance) and decided to paste it here, too, so y’all know:
I feel, lately, like most of the problems around me are caused by unhappy people looking to make others

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Posted in lookism, sexism, vanity, venting on 02/21/2008 11:50 am

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Questions to Consider

1. Would you rather live in a world where looks don’t matter, or live in a world where your looks embody the standard of beauty?

2. What’s wrong with getting by on your looks? Is that somehow …

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Posted in lookism, sexism on 02/14/2008 12:59 am

Friday, January 18, 2008

Body Issue Talk
(or, Why I Can’t Date Latino Men Anymore, Reason #421)

The other day at my day job, I walked to the elevator and saw this guy who sometimes works contract for us, who I haven’t seen in …

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Posted in lookism, sexism, thrifting, writing on 01/18/2008 11:55 am

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Thoughts on Fictional Aspergers

There are two fictional characters I suspect of having Asperger’s Syndrome, whether or not the actors were consciously portraying them that way:

1. Napoleon Dynamite.

2. Bill Haverchuck of Freaks and Geeks.

Or maybe I’m …

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Posted in Aspergers, Christmas, pop culture, sexism, venting on 12/20/2007 05:57 am

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

gimmicky “diet” book

I went to the bookstore the other day and came across a diet book called Skinny Bitch. Or Skinny Bitches, Skinny Bitch Diet… something like that. I had to flip through it to see what the …

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Posted in lookism, sexism, venting, writing on 11/21/2007 08:51 pm

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Extreme Annoyance

You aren’t going to know what I mean if you don’t know Houston streets, but I’m going to say this, anyway. There sure are a lot of stupid, rude people driving down Allen Parkway in the mornings lately. …

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Posted in domestic, sexism, Thanksgiving, vanity, venting on 11/15/2007 12:08 pm

Thursday, September 20, 2007


I used to never drink red wine but now I only drink red wine. I’ve gone from merlot to cabernet and chianti, and next must be shiraz.

We bought our cat a water fountain. She likes to drink the …

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Posted in domestic, fantasies, Halloween, lookism, parenting, photos, sexism, vanity, venting on 09/20/2007 12:57 am

Thursday, May 11, 2006


Of course I have big ol’ opinions on all the current issues of the day… I just can’t always write about them, for fear that I’ll get so pissed off, I’ll hurt someone or myself. But the time has …

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Posted in culture, politics, sexism, venting on 05/11/2006 01:30 pm

Friday, April 21, 2006

My Fantasy

My fantasy is to walk up to a group of men in suits and say, “Hey, you guys, you know who’s hot? John Doe over at ABC Corp. I mean, he is smokin’ hot. Seriously. Is he married? …

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Posted in fantasies, sexism, venting on 04/21/2006 02:12 am

Thursday, March 16, 2006


1. The only thing worse than miserable people who take out their misery on others? Is when those people make tons more money than me. Especially when they gain positions of power and inspire stupid and greedy people to …

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Posted in sexism, venting on 03/16/2006 02:21 pm