Tag Archives: social conciousness

Why do we punish people for being poor?

Many articles have been written on this topic from a variety of perspectives, I might as well add mine. Fact: America, as a society, is increasingly criminalizing poverty. I know many people will disagree with this, the argument is that … Continue reading

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Ignoring your Privilege is Unacceptable

I have written about privilege before, but I will do so again. This country is rapidly devolving into a place I cannot be proud of, or maybe the idea that it ever was is a sign of my own privilege. … Continue reading

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There is a difference between a symbol and a dream

This has always been more than a day off for me, and I say that not just because I chose to work today. As a kid it was more than a long weekend, although, truthfully on the day itself the … Continue reading

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Special K takes on Fat Talk.

My interest in Special K has been renewed. I loved the cereal as a little kid, mostly because my dad would change the logo to say ‘Special Kate’. But I haven’t been such a fan of their ‘what will you … Continue reading

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Now that I am (mostly) free of the perils of the co-ed office.

I work for a women-centric nonprofit. My office is in a transitional housing facility, all staff and adult residents here are female, so my work-related male contact is greatly reduced. It took me a couple months but I finally realized … Continue reading

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We are the wicked witch….. and the cowardly lion…..

My understanding of good and evil has evolved over the years. I have been looking for the meaning of life for quite some time. I have heard sermons on evil as a literal devil who stalks the good people of … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Come Fly with Me. Memories of Swaziland

  I have been in an unmotivated funk for a few weeks now, where writing is concerned. I have run out of ideas. I could just let this blog fade off into nothingness, but I really want to follow through, if … Continue reading

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