Showing posts from November, 2016

Pandora's Beautiful Box

"They gave Pandora a box. Prometheus begged her not to open it. She opened it. Every Evil to which human flesh is heir came out of it. The last thing to come out of the box was hope. It flew away." ~ Kurt Vonnegut 

On election night while the majority of Americans were glued to their T.V’s watching the demise of our nation with the election of, to put it in Jon Stewarts words, ‘FuckFace Von Clownstick’, I was in a bedroom with my husband acknowledging the demise of our marriage. Needless to say, it was a horrific night for me and most of America. 
I went to bed that night still believing with all my heart that Hillary would win. To say I was surprised the next morning seeing the results is putting it mildly. Chevy Chase from Christmas Vacation spoke my feelings precisely when he said, "If I woke up tomorrow morning with my head sewn to the carpet I wouldn’t be more surprised than I am now!" Wednesday, November 9th was filled with many, many tears; tears for a glass c…

Goddess Warriors Wearing White

“We women suffragists have a great mission ~ 
the greatest mission ever known. It is to free half the human race, and through that freedom to save the rest…. 
I would rather be a rebel than a slave.”                   ~ Emmeline Pankhurst
“On October 23rd, 1915, over 250,000 suffragists marched down Firth Avenue in Manhattan, fighting for their right to vote. While some of the suffrage groups present chose to wear colors unique to their group, many of them chose to wear white. Just over a century later, feminists supporting Hillary Clinton are promising to do the same on Election Day… What’s the significance of the color white? According to the Belmont-Paul Woman’s Equality National Monument website, the National Woman’s Party chose three colors to represent their organization: purple, gold, and white. Purple was chosen to represent the ‘royal glory of womanhood,’ gold was for the ‘crown of victory,’ and white was chosen to honor ‘purity in home and politics.’” ~ April Jones

As I stand he…