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Quilting x 2

I had a lot of quilt tops. Which means I had 3/4 of a quilt done. The issue is I have more blankets than I know what to with. The second problem becomes I don't know who else needs or wants a…


Interesting

  That's the side table by my dad's chair. Handsome took this picture because he liked knowing that the book he gave my dad made it to that spot. I didn't really think anything of it until I…


I Made This

  I found that fabric at thrift store and I spent more money than I wanted on it, but I knew exactly what I was going to make out of it. It just took a year to finally get around to making it.……


Proud Parents

I graduated and I think they were a little happy for me.   - Tomato


Woman of the Year

  One of my favorite people and mentor recently won Woman of the Year through the women's studies department. I am happy to say that I not only nominated her for the award, but I also was able…


Gratitude

  This semester I won Women's Studies Student of the Year. I was beyond happy. I worked really hard on a lot of my work through Women's Studies and I was so happy to be recognized. I was…


The Hill You Want to Die On

I was in high school newspaper for one semester. It was long enough to know I was a creative writer and a procrastinator. It was also long enough to learn a really important rule and it's called,…


Fat Fridays

The series “Fat Fridays” is based off of my new journey of couch to 5k for the Spring Girls on the Run on April 20, 2013. I am trying to raise 300 dollars for the local chapter of girls on the run,…


Fat Fridays - Couch to 5k - Scotch Tape and Feeling Fat

The series “Fat Fridays” is based off of my new journey of couch to 5k for the Spring Girls on the Run on April 20, 2013. I am trying to raise 300 dollars for the local chapter of girls on the run,…


Poet

I recently presented my poetry and it was a great experience. It's one of those lifting moments where I think I can do anything. Its one of those feelings I'd like to bottle up and keep. -Tomato the…


Fat Fridays - Couch to 5k

The series “Fat Fridays” is based off of my new journey of couch to 5k for the Spring Girls on the Run on April 20, 2013. I am trying to raise 300 dollars for the local chapter of girls on the run,…


Tea with the Queen

I could never make it. Do you see all the silverware (that is actually silver)? Do you see all that class? I would 1. Break something 2. Make a bodily function 3. Talk about something unsettling…


Friends From Far Away

We recently had a visit from one of my friends from all the way up in Wisconsin! Her and her partner are trying to see all 50 capitals. Luckily for us, we live near two of them! Aren't they the…


Violence

I am a social activist. No really. All sass aside I'm a social activist. I yearn better. Not for myself, but for so many people out there. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It's a good……


What's In A Name

It's been a while since I've talked about handsome and I's wedding. This is not because I am just now remembering it. Although I wonder if some folks even remember it. I wouldn't change anything.…


Being the Token Feminist

I have never been shy, quiet, or reserved. Well unless you caught me off guard, but let's forget that for now. So when you have a class with me you probably know that I'm not going to be quiet. I'll…


Vagina Warrior

These are the pillows I made for the Vagina Monologues's silent auction. They read, "Vagina Warrior - It means battling violence happening around us, it requires strength, courage, and fierceness.…


Vagina Monologues

Who doesn't love making vaginas while in a group picture? Or a group of women yelling, "VAGINA!" What does all of this have to do with me? I'll tell you. My vagina is angry. It. Is. It's pissed…


The Best Part of Feminist Bootcamp

The best part of feminist boot camp was the people. Not necessarily the facilitators who really were awesome. It was the people I surrounded myself with daily. I was like a lot of people who on the…


Half Day Internship - Feminist Bootcamp

That my friends is Bluestocking Bookstore okay so we all know I have a love for bookstores. Even commercial ones. But this bookstore. I only walked out with three books... two posters... a card. and…