My friend is participating in a challenge on Facebook regarding posts about songs, and it looked like fun, so here I go!
Day 1: Your favorite song
Oh, no, I’m going to fail this challenge before I even really start. I don’t think I can pick one song. I love so very many songs, and I have strong sentimental attachments to a lot of songs.
According to my iTunes, my top five most played songs are as follows: Continue reading
Posted in Music, Rambles
Tagged 30 Day Song Challenge, Ann Reed, challenge, Cher, Dar Williams, Facebook, favorites, high school, memories, music, Paul Simon, Pearl Jam, postaday2011, songs
I know I said that I would respond to yesterday’s blog post about Aura Blogando’s response to SlutWalk today. I should, and I will, but just not today. I just can’t do it right now. Emotionally, mentally, I need some time. A few minutes ago, I finished reading one of the most blatantly transphobic pieces I’ve read in a long time (on FoxNews.com about Chaz Bono) — someone linked to it on Facebook, and I ignored the voice in my head telling me to just skip it. And the sheer transphobia of it (not at all masked by a pretense of pseudo-science) just makes me want to cry. Usually, I’d dismiss it as the utter b.s. it is, or I’d get angry and in the mood to fight injustice. But right now, it just makes me want to cry, or hide, and that’s how I can tell I need a break. Continue reading
Posted in Life, Rambles
Tagged blogging, Chicago, community, disillusionment, distress, emotions, Facebook, friends, life, longing, postaday2011, race, racism, reserves, stress