That song when… – #Blogtober14 Day 4

Today I’m veering from the #Blogtober14 prompts – today’s is my favorite Instagram picture, but since I’m not a big Instagrammer I have little to contribute. Instead, I’m jumping onto the song car of the nostalgia train thanks to Spotify’s #thatsongwhen campaign. Music has always been a huge part of my life. I can’t remember a […]

Dream jobs – #Blogtober14 Day 2

dream job

#Blogtober14 Day 2 prompt: Dream job when you were little / what is it now?Who has never thought about their dream job? Go ahead, raise your hands…Now put them down, I don’t believe you. Thinking of and planning for our dream jobs is something that we start doing as soon as we’re old enough to understand the sentence “When […]

Why I left

The #WhyIStayed and #WhyILeft topics have exploded in the last week and a half, since the video of Ray Rice brutalizing his now-wife in an elevator surfaced. Articles like this one have brought domestic violence out into the open, forced those who have never encountered it to face survivors’ truths…and for some survivors, provided the first opportunity to truly realize that the […]

I am pro-life.

Today’s Supreme Court decision has me thinking about what it really means to be “pro-life”. I suppose a politics major never really stops paying at least some attention to politics, particularly when it comes to issues of women’s rights and access to health care. In a nutshell, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby grants “closely-held” corporations the right to […]