Being The Cool Girl

A neighbor dropped by the other night and, while giving her a tour of my apartment, I showed her my extensive beer and whiskey collection. I do like my whiskey and I definitely like my beer. She replied “I see, you’re one of those cool girls.” I don’t know her very well but presumably she … [Read more…]

This Isn’t My Village

Here’s the thing. I didn’t choose to have kids. I don’t want kids. I don’t even really like kids. If you choose to have kids, that’s great. I hope you’re super happy with that decision. But don’t try to drag me into raising your child. Like the writer of this article: “I looked around in … [Read more…]

It’s. Not. Autism.

A few months ago, someone on my team had to fire someone for inappropriate behavior. The man in question had been sending sexual messages to people on our team. This person was in the social circle of people I know and after the firing more, than one person mentioned to me that it was unfortunate … [Read more…]

Cool Girls

I’m addicted to the YouTube channel Music Video Sins, where they mock the mistakes and stupidity in music videos, but to fully enjoy it, I always watch the full video before the take down. Which lead me to watching Tove Lo’s new video Cool Girl. The pinnacle of womanhood is often considered to be “being … [Read more…]