Publication: “Shruti Loves Kit Kats”

Thank you to those who have been following my writing on this blog. My non-fiction story, "Shruti Loves Kit Kats" has been published in Snapdragon: a Journal of Art and Healing ! Please check out the fall issue here. I love this literary journal because it celebrates emerging and existing writers, and it shows how … Continue reading Publication: “Shruti Loves Kit Kats”

Spring Fashion Trends for the Feminist

Tassels “Tassels are so fun! You can wear them as earrings, on a chain as a necklace, or even lining a top!” — SexyMagazinewithMalnurishedModels When I see a tassel, I think stripper. Thank you, cable television, for giving me images of strip clubs that I can’t unsee. I’m sure there’s some man I can blame … Continue reading Spring Fashion Trends for the Feminist

10 Random Facts about Randomness

This might sound strange coming from someone who is a born planner (See this post), but over the years I have developed a taste for leaving things to chance or opening the door for randomness. According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of "random" is: lacking a definite plan, purpose or pattern I am not alone.  Most … Continue reading 10 Random Facts about Randomness

“Backstory” – the perfect game for Memorial Day traveling

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Traveling for the long weekend?  Anticipate waiting in traffic or to board a plane?  Why not take a break from staring into your mobile device or tablet and find your entertainment in the actual world and try playing a game of "Backstory".  It's a game that requires no batteries and is appropriate for all ages.  … Continue reading “Backstory” – the perfect game for Memorial Day traveling

Create your own magazine or newspaper

I am on an ongoing quest to make technology my friend and not my foe (see Techs and Balances).  Lately, my favorite technology friend-maker is Flipboard. I'm seriously late to the game on this one.  Apple named it App of the Year....in 2010, and Time proclaimed it one of the Top 50 Innovations...once again, in … Continue reading Create your own magazine or newspaper

“Gimme Dat Trophy” – 3 reasons why school didn’t prepare me for life

I wonder if our education system really prepared me for the real world.  3 things that bother me: Trophies for participation. The grading system  - "A", "B", "C" and "D" are all good enough to get to the next grade. Everyone gets to the next level the same way - Everyone has to pass grades 9, … Continue reading “Gimme Dat Trophy” – 3 reasons why school didn’t prepare me for life

I’ve been given the Versatile Blogger Award!

This is not an April Fool's Joke - I've actually been nominated for an award.  Thank you Peace, Love & Fabulous Things for giving me the Versatile Blogger Award! First of all, I haven't been nominated for an award since I was a kid.  Second of all, I can't believe anyone cares what I have to … Continue reading I’ve been given the Versatile Blogger Award!