Missing in Action

Dear Readers, I apologize for being missing in action. I was sick for a week with a cold, pink eyes, cough, and fever. After that, I had difficulty getting back to the routine of my full-time job and just being a plain good girlfriend to Mr. Squigglekins. I plan on getting back on the wagon… Read More Missing in Action

The Myth of “You’re Not Like Other Girls”

I felt special when potential romantic partners commented, “You’re not like other girls.”It was a compliment because it was better to have more “masculine” personality traits rather than “feminine” traits. When I became older, I realized how that statement is a backhanded compliment that is misogynistic and a contradiction.  Misogynistic  The comment is misogynistic because it… Read More The Myth of “You’re Not Like Other Girls”

Learning about the Value of Friendship through Swingers

Los Angeles Festival of Books!  Today I went the Los Angeles Times’ Festival of Books. If you haven’t gone, it’s a fantastic festival that has conversations on writings, readings, and a variety of booksellers. I highly recommend it if you’re a huge bookworm and book lover like me! Swingers!  Mr. Squigglekins and I went to… Read More Learning about the Value of Friendship through Swingers

The Mental Health Systems Act of 1980

The Mental Health Systems Act of 1980 was a bill to improve the provision of mental health services and promote mental health throughout the United States. This bill provided marginalized populations-minorities, chronically mentally ill, elderly, children- to have access to crucial private and public mental health and support services. Jimmy Carter signed it on October… Read More The Mental Health Systems Act of 1980