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While I find it admirable that many mainstream brands and ads have expanded the typical media’s standard of beauty – thin, young, white girl – to include all body shapes, sizes, colors, and ages, I still have a problem with the overarching message – there is a clear problem with [...] Read More....

September 12, 2018 By Lindsay | No Comments

You probably don’t even notice it – if you’re from the South, you probably don’t even say it – if you say it, you probably see no problem with it. But I’m here to share why one of the most common greetings has GOT to go: calling people ‘guys.’ It’s [...] Read More....

July 24, 2018 By Lindsay | No Comments

It’s my birthday, so in order to celebrate I thought I’d share 31 facts for my 31 years. Let’s just dive right in, shall we? 1. I can lick my elbow, which is supposed to be impossible. 2. I have insomnia and hypnagogic hallucinations every night. (Want me to do [...] Read More....

April 28, 2018 By Lindsay | 9 Comments

Women everywhere shared brave stories of everything from “putting up with” to surviving sexual abuse with the #metoo campaign in 2017, bringing attention to the severity of a widespread yet “hush hush” problem. You probably saw social media posts of friends, neighbors, teachers, or peers you never would have known [...] Read More....

March 9, 2018 By Lindsay | 5 Comments

Dear Grandpa, Everyone thinks their grandpa is the best, and that’s really nice and everything, but the truth is, mine actually was the best. You were the actual best grandpa, great grandfather, dad, neighbor, worker, and friend. You’re the man everyone aspires to be, the one great character every reader [...] Read More....

January 29, 2018 By Lindsay | 2 Comments

Even before I became a high school English teacher, I felt passionately about correct grammar. Strangely enough, I never received strong formal grammar instruction in school because when you were in the advanced English classes, the emphasis was on reading, critical thinking, and writing. As any avid readers can relate, [...] Read More....

August 31, 2017 By Lindsay | 50 Comments

Women, we are strange, beautiful, mysterious beings, and nowhere is this more apparent than out at a bar. Nobody can be more cutthroat than a girl at a bar, shooting daggers at you because you 1. Are younger 2. Are cuter 3. Aren’t a regular (girl, YOU DON’T BELONG HERE) [...] Read More....

June 27, 2017 By Lindsay | 12 Comments

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