I thought it was time I shared a deeply personal, earth-shattering confession: I have a major obsession with office supplies and an even bigger obsession with planners in particular. I love planners and calendars; the problem is I also find many of them quite overwhelming. So many sections! So many accessories! So many choices! Erin Condren, Kate Spade, the Happy Planner, Lilly Pulitzer, academic planners, mom planners, family calendars, etc., etc., etc. I really can’t keep up! Yet, I can’t stay away either.
I’ll be honest. I’m not really sure where this post is heading. It was inspired by yet another “this pu**y is off to march” photo that showed up on one of my social media feeds. It, along with Hillary Clinton’s presidential run and the rash of feminist spewing in response to Trump’s election, has caused me to reconsider my thoughts on feminism and what it means to me. Sharing those thoughts in some kind of succinct and organized “personal manifesto” is proving a somewhat difficult task. So, join me if you will, as we jump on the stream of consciousness train and see if I can make some sense of these contemplations. Continue reading