I am so done with people hating on Taylor Swift right now. I usually keep my mouth shut (at least in public) because, let’s be honest, nobody takes me seriously and everyone thinks I’m biased. But since the rest of the world thinks it’s appropriate to write think pieces on a pop song, allow me to share my two cents.
There was once a time where I didn’t even like Taylor Swift. She was too country, too twangy, and I was not into it. My adoration took root as she went more pop, so you can believe it’s fully thriving now. But there was a time where my love was more casual, even quiet. I didn’t want to be one of ~those~ fans with their twitter bios and instagram handles. But now? I am a swiftie, tried and true. That’s what happens when you meet her.
Continue reading “Look What You Made Me Do”
Supposedly there’s a hurricane on it’s way to ravage Houston. Which means I’m working from home (or hardly working) as the rain “threatens” to fall. We have a tub filled with water, a stack of canned beans, and I managed to grab the last box of ice cream sundae poptarts in the store yesterday.
I don’t know why I can’t take this storm seriously. Maybe it’s all those false alarms about snow storms in New York? Or the fact that everyone loves a good bout of hysteria? But I think mainly I’m resentful because we were supposed to vacation in Florida next week and now we might be rained out.
Thanks a lot, Harvey.
Continue reading “Shelby vs Hurricane Harvey”
I was having dinner with a four year old the other night. She looked at me, got up real close and whispered, “What are those spots in your face? Did you get a dog bite?”
Talk about shade.
Continue reading “Under My Skin”
Yesterday was National Parent’s Day and I totally spaced it. But it’s okay because the whole world (or nation I guess) forgot too. That’s what happens when Snapchat filters are my source on what random holiday we’re supposed to be celebrating!
But it’s never too late to do something nice, right? And I have actually been waiting for an excuse to talk about my parents because…listen…not to brag…but my parents are the shiz.
Continue reading “A Familial Shout-out”
I recently read an article that said women today aren’t womanly enough. It was discussing the decline of marriage, something about how since women are so into careers and independence, men are feeling a little abandoned and suddenly not needed. And if they’re not needed by women then why even bother with women?
Continue reading “101 Reasons Feminism is the Absolute Worst”
I’ve been thinking a lot about consumerism. I’ve been thinking about waste. Environmental footprints. Production. I’ve been thinking about the food we eat, the products we buy, the things we expect. In the wake of a lot of ~things~, I’ve been thinking about how we treat this world and each other and our expectation of how we should be treated in return.
I guess you could say I’ve been thinking a lot.
Continue reading “Still an Inconvenient Truth”
If you think this blog post hasn’t been in my drafts folders for years and years and years then you don’t know me at all. Because this is a day I have anticipated, hoped for, and prayed for; this is the day dreams come true.
I, Shelby Boyer, lover of puppy parades and follower of more canines than humans, finally got a dog.
Continue reading “An origin story “