hedonist, storyteller, solicited advice giver, desert dweller
What Do Booze & Washing Machines Have In Common?
Many of us learned in school about the 19th Amendment, which was passed in 1920 and gave women the right to vote across America. We also learned about the 18th Amendment, ratified in 1919, outlawing alcohol and ushering in an era known as “Prohibition.” And, we all learned about the Second Industrial Revolution, which also began in the early 1900s and was characterized by railroads, steel production, manufacturing and machinery, and electricity.
Astrological Applications for Ameliorating Animosity
Whether or not you believe in astrology, there’s definitely something to be said for the utility of its central concept: that people are different, and that’s okay! It’s easy for us to assume that everyone thinks, feels, and processes information the same way we do, which leads to lots of conflict and hurt feelings. If we think everyone interprets our behavior the same way we intend it to be interpreted, or if we expect everyone else to be able to predict our feelings and reactions, we can find ourselves in deep conflict without a way out.
A Star Chart In Snapshots
Lacey’s sun is in Gemini, meaning that she is clever, curious, and has a quick wit. A Gemini Sun makes someone highly energetic, but this energy can be scattered or even come off as flaky at times. Her Gemini Sun is in the second house, giving her a strong interest in maintaining an eclectic personal style.
Putting The "Spin" In Spinster
In the first episode of the regency romance turned steamy Netflix hit Bridgerton, gossip-mongering narrator Lady Whistledown explains that the young women on London's marriage market fear "the dreadful, dismal condition known as the spinster."
A Playlist For Statehood Day
It's no secret that teenagers are typically very concerned with dating and romance - which makes Valentine's Day a rough time for lonely high schoolers. Fortunately, I grew up in Arizona, where Valentine's Day is not just a holiday about romantic love and coupledom. It's also Statehood Day!
Wet Wood Burns Black
Zebi says that in the old times, people used to light fires just for their own sake. He told me they burned wood when it wasn’t cold and ran fuel even when they didn’t need to cook anything.
Songs That Are Definitely About Something, But It's Sure Not Love
Has anyone ever told you: “Don’t think about a purple elephant?” Of course, as soon as someone says that, you immediately start thinking about purple elephants. You can’t try to resist a thought without paying even more attention to it.
Between Before & After
There are tons of songs out there about bad breakups, songs that capture the anger and betrayal and righteous self interest that characterize these experiences.