• Book recommendation

    Random Book Recommendations – The Night Circus

    It’s a Monday, so I randomly recommend: The Night Circus Erin Morgenstern Happy Monday! Believe it or not, I actually like Mondays. It’s the one day of the week when I’m at peak performance – getting up on time, actually blow drying my hair, making a to do list and getting a lot of satisfaction from crossing things off. Mondays are great, then Tuesdays are a little less great, Wednesdays even less so and then Friday hits and I’m crabby, greasy-haired mess. So here’s to Mondays, they get a bad wrap in my opinion. In the spirit of my good mood I’m going to recommend something fun:     This…

  • Feminism,  humor,  Non fiction

    Hey, You!

      What is it that compels a man to yell at a woman he does not know? This is a question I asked myself a few weeks ago as a man screamed a comment about my body from the backseat of a moving car. Strange men are constantly yelling at me, and I have never been able to figure out why. Mostly they shout the word “hey”. Sometimes they follow a “hey” up with some endearment I have not earned such as sweetheart, baby, and my least favorite: you. Sometimes they do more than shout the word “hey”. Once while waiting for the bus to take me to an early…