Posts Tagged ‘expectations’

pretty woman


Oh pretty woman… Once hearing that song or seeing the movie, very few women don’t dream of that moment when they walk down the street as that infamous chorus echoes in the backdrop, while their hair flutters in the breeze and their eyes twinkle just right at the slightest glimmer of the sun. And that’s […]

Awkward sex is a given. It is bound to happen. But there I sat with my best friend (only a computer screen separating us) watching a lot of awkward sex during the pilot of Girls. Everyone had said such wonderful things about the show, so we continued watching as the awkward unfolded. We continued watching as the […]

Super Bowl


After watching Madonna do her thing on stage (something, I personally, was very pleased with), my eyes flew to Facebook to see what the rest of “my world” thought of it. And, undoubtably, there were mixed opinions. (I am convinced the world isn’t happy unless they find something to bitch about).   And then one […]

Last night I went out with some friends for Halloween. All decked out in my witches costume (veil, hat and all), a girl friend looks at me and says, “This is the only time you will ever wear a veil!” Now, if unaware of our friendship dynamic or my views on marriage, it sounds like […]

still focusing


I have written before about my quest for focus, and I wish I could report that I am more focused than ever and that is why I have neglected my few faithful readers. But then I would be an unfocused liar. I am at the point in my life where I know I need to […]



I remember the first time I got glasses. I was in high school and had finished the eye exam, got fitted and got my glasses. There are a lot of “hazy” things about what I remember while sitting at the eye doctor, but one element that sticks out is what I saw when I walked […]



I often agree that when you dress like a slut, then you should expect to be treated like a slut. Is it fair? Probably not. But those are the signals that are sent out when girls dress “scandaliciouosly.” The questions comes, though, as to what qualifies “slutty.” Our culture is the frog in a pot […]

“Cinderella walked on broken glass, Sleeping Beauty let a whole lifetime pass, Belle fell in love with a hideous Beast, Jasmine married a common thief, Ariel walked on land for love and life, Snow White barely escaped a knife. It was all about blood, sweat and tears because love means facing your biggest fears.” I […]

One. Two. Three. It doesn’t matter what floor of Kyser I’m on. I always count the third stall from the end when I use the bathroom. It is so pathetic that I even get upset when the stall is occupied or out of order or missing toilet paper so I need to use a different […]