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My Own Ramblings

Truly excellent female role models for young girls (or, you know, young humans) are not the priority for most storytellers in our culture. That doesn’t mean we have nobody. Generations of kids grew up with Anne Shirley of Green Gables or perhaps Meg Murray of A Wrinkle in Time. And of course I spent many [...]

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Let’s not “Just Be Friends”

A quick hello to my readers, and a thank you for being so patient with me as my family struggles through the worst year of our lives. I am working on slowly getting back to work here at SOAM. Joe Biden has been elected the new president of the United States! I hadn’t realized exactly [...]

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Read more about Marsha here!

Categories: Badass Bitches From History, My Own Ramblings

Well ffs I’m still not back after all.

My ex-husband, the father of my two children, died suddenly on Monday morning. As I’m already so depleted, I cannot balance both this website and supporting my babies at this time. I will be back as soon as I can. Thank you all so much for always being supportive and understanding. Love you all, my [...]

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I’m officially back, Readers! I apologize for not having a whole beautifully written statement on the events that have transpired here in the US and across the globe this week. I have long stood with the #BlackLivesMatter movement and I have been sharing everything I can on SOAM’s space on Facebook, so check that out [...]

Categories: Activism, Feminist Fridays, My Own Ramblings, News

Taking a Break- be back soon!

Hello, friends! As you know, I struggle with a few disabilities and illnesses. Even before this stupid pandemic, my life was already a major struggle. Right now I can only do a very few things each day and I have some personal chores that need my attention urgently. So I’m going to spend the next [...]

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Before I go on, I want to share two links with you to remind you that it’s okay to not be Super Woman Productive Mom Lady during this time. This is a trauma we are living through, it’s okay to just sit and rest. ~Psychology Today says it’s okay to feel overwhelmed and be unproductive. [...]

Categories: Feminist Fridays, My Own Ramblings

Feminist Fridays 4.9.20

Today, I’m going to basically just plagiarize an email that my former Women’s Studies professor sent this week in the college newsletter. The links explore how this disease is affecting different communities, and how society is responding to that. Do you have anything to add? ~This New York Times article about how Coronavirus has shed [...]

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(TW/CW for marital rape, psychosis, suicidal ideation) You are going to think, “wtf, Bonnie? why this bitch?” And my answer is this: for the past few months, I have been in the darkest place in my life. I have spent weeks crying, unable to stop at all. Driving to and from my kids’ schools and [...]

Categories: Badass Bitches From History, My Own Ramblings

Haha, what was I thinking with restarting this right now when literally the only news is gonna be COVID-19-related? Well, perhaps I’ll begin seeking out some uplifting stories, too, to get us through this tough time. Today, though, I think I’m going to share a few thoughts that have been going through my head this [...]

Categories: Feminist Fridays, My Own Ramblings