For as long as I can remember, I’ve hated digging holes. Just holding a shovel felt like an effort. I make mention of this because recently I went to visit some family for easter and had the good fortune of spotting a wonderfully light and maneuverable shovel sitting in the dirt. It felt so good … More Does your tool fit you?
I’ve been talking to someone lately about gender roles and the like. It got me thinking. These days, being a certain gender seems to entail doing some really interesting things. A man is supposed to care about his appearance, but no too much, be tough and unfeeling but also not a total jerk. Bright colours? … More Gender roles, Or what makes something “feminine”?
I’ve been thinking about something for a long time now.I’ve always been a bit odd. I used to be quite the hermit and wouldn’t talk to anyone except one or 2 people. That was a long time ago. Oh, how far I have come! Right? Is it really something to be celebrated? I can’t but … More The pressure to integrate and conform.