The Final Day: A Thank You Note

I'm using this space to say thank you to those whose lives became intertwined with mine throughout this past decade, for better or for worse (for me, mostly the former; for them, mostly the latter). This was a solitary journey for the majority of the years, yet I didn't do it on my own.

Fake Women Don’t Have Curves

I'm not sure when I first heard the phrase, "Real women have curves," but I do know that it's always struck me as odd. I understand it, of course. Both as a physiological point of true femininity and a feminist statement about body image, I get why the message is out there. Our culture definitely … Continue reading Fake Women Don’t Have Curves

BARchetypes: The guy without a clue

Where Should I Move Next? Perhaps you know this scene: Stunning girl, long hair, sharp features, small figure, taut breasts, a glaze of early-20-something disinterest over her eyes. A guy.  Doesn't matter what he looks like or what he's got, doesn't matter if he's Brad Pitt or Paul Giamatti, Mark Zuckerberg or Ghandi; he's just … Continue reading BARchetypes: The guy without a clue