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Nothing much to say here. We had a rainy weekend, so it was mostly spent indoors reading and Netflixing. The sun is finally back out today, so hopefully that will help energize me.
What’s your favorite thing to do on a rainy day?
There’s a lot of heavy stuff going around on the internet today, so I’m purposefully keeping it light and lovely. Here are two collections of beautiful things made by talented, independent artisans, from all around the world. Chocolate & Turquoise Set of coffee sachets hearts Valentines day decor, Valentine gift brown turquoise linen home decor kitchen mint aqua rustic shabby chic boho HandyHappyHearts $9.00 50 Opaque Pale Turquoise 6mm Czech Glass Druks fivesisters $3.25 Brown leather bracelet, handcrafted lampwork glass bead , blue, red, purple, gift HollyMackDesigns $58.00 Urban trendy necklace Super long trendy necklace Boho style stacking necklace DivinaLocura […]
Video of the week: “Diet Racism” Is The Beverage Of Choice For Your Quietly Intolerant Friends. Better Identification of Viking Corpses Reveals: Half of the Warriors Were Female. ‘We Have Always Fought’: Challenging the ‘Women, Cattle and Slaves’ Narrative. Games.On.net takes an awesome stance on the issue of video games treating women better (characters and players): Readers who feel threatened by equality no longer welcome. Playboy also takes a stand, regarding the leak of female celebrities’ nude images: Jennifer Lawrence Is Not a Thing To Be Passed Around. Freelancing is feminist. Damn skippy. How We Read. Publishing has a diversity […]
The newest design slated to be added to the Dragonflight Dreams shop repertoire: If I think about a feather as an important mythological element, two things come to mind. The first is Egyptian mythology, where the hearts of the dead were weighed against a feather on the scales of justice to judge their worthiness. If the heart was lighter than the feather, it meant it was free of sin and the person could then enter the afterlife. The other is from Russian folklore. In many tales, the glowing feather of a firebird is what sparks an epic quest, because a […]
Infographic of the week: Should You Catcall That Woman? Video of the week: Modern Office with Christina Hendricks. Photo series of the week: The Taser Photoshoot: Portraits of People’s Faces When Hit With A Stun Gun. I would never volunteer for this. Research shows that if you remove anonymity, you won’t hear from most of your readers. Is a Hard Life Inherited? The End of the High School Summer Job The ugly truth. “We all know our culture puts a premium on good looks – does that mean that the ugly are oppressed?” The Psychology of Nakedness The One Word […]
In case you missed it at the start of the year, one of the things I’ve decided to do with my shops this year is donate a portion of all sales to charities or causes that I support. September, aside from being the season of pumpkin spice lattes and football, is also the start of the harvest season. Fittingly, the charity I’ve chosen to support this month is all about food: the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas. I know that I am priveleged when it comes to food. My income is enough that I can go to the grocery […]