I love women. I’m proud to be a woman. Women have stepped up since the beginning of time and I am so happy to be here for it. And what I love most about being a woman (besides the prerogative to have a little fun) is that every single woman is a little different than the next.
Revolutionary. Mind-blowing. Truly astounding. I know.
Continue reading “Who Run the World?”
I spent the better part of these first month’s of the year reading a book called Stamped from the Beginning. It’s the self-proclaimed definitive history of racist ideas in America and it has been …. engrossing. Shocking. Frustrating. Eye-opening. Sobering.
Frankly, it should be required reading.
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There are few things in this world that bring me as much joy as watching movies. I come from a movie family. I’ve always loved movies. All we did growing up was basically watch movies. When my family turned out to be interested in nature and stuff, I was honestly flummoxed because I was under the impression we were strictly movie people.
But that may be just me.
Continue reading “Movie Breakdown: 2017”
So I’ve been thinking a lot about 2017 and the new year because hello I’m nothing if not basic. And the truth is, it was a great year. For me.
…it was also a truly terrible year for society and the world at large. I mean, some real ugly truths reared their heads last year. And to be honest, it really affected me.
Continue reading “Reflections”
If someone came up to you, put a gun to your head, and yelled “NAME THREE THINGS SHELBY LOVES!” I’m pretty sure you all would have the same answer:
Taylor Swift. Corgis. Jurassic Park.
Continue reading “In a World Where Trailers Need Trailers, One Trailer Rises Above the Other Trailers to Prove the Point That We Don’t Need So Many Trailers”
So I’ve been pretty quiet lately. Blame life. Ambivalence. A subtle depression numbing me to the state of the world. I meant to come back with a general life update, something short and peppy, mostly for my sake so I could say I wrote something and be done with it.
But then I started writing it. And I realized I had something to say. Some thoughts, if you may. It’s old news but, hey, it’s my blog, my timeline.
Continue reading “Of Rats and Men”
I’ve felt really beaten down recently. Like, I knew 2017 was going to be bad but I don’t think anyone could mentally, emotionally, even physically prepare for the hellscape we’ve found ourselves in.
Continue reading “Everything Hurts and I’m Dying”