Another week, another sneeze. Captains Cold Log reads that I’m slowly getting over the cold just so I can be fully prepared to enter into allergy season. There is nothing more fantastic then knowing one sneeze will replace another. Tissue Stock Purchasing, here I come.
I’m in my mid forties and I have a horrible confession to make. I have not a flipping clue what the hell feminism actually means anymore. I grew up thinking it meant that a woman should be allowed to do what she wants, when she wants and how she wants. She wants to stay home and munch on granola’s or bon-bon’s (still not sure what they are either) while raising her little packets of joy until they are 30 something years old all the while hovering around them with blades spinning…go for it! She wants to hire Nanny Maddie to sit with her kids for 12 hours a day while she power suits up and heads to the high rise office to fight over legal papers….go for it! She wants to be a farmer heaving hay bales until her arms look like something out of a muscle catalog…go for it. She wants to never have children and live the life of an artist covered in paint smears and turpentine while dressing her face up to match the vintage clothes on her body…go for it!
Yet, I’ve come to the conclusion that my views must be totally screwed up. Girls bitching at girls for wearing make up. Girls bitching at girls for not wearing make up. Wear a dress? Shame on you! Wear pants? Who do you think you are? Want to run to the store in old jeans and your husbands sweat shirt because you will be damned if you are going to wear your own nice sweatshirt into the barn….slob!
Look..feminism should be really really simple and is a basic human reaction that is taught right around the age you enter pre-school. Be kind and supportive of each other. It really should be that simple today. I’m pretty sure my Mother and her mother and her mother before that did not fight for your right to bash another woman or girl simply because her choice is different then yours.
I think if anything were to be passed into law and mandatory for all human beings alive in the world…nap requirements would be one of them. It seems to me that a whole helluvalotta people would be a whole helluvalotta kinder if they just took a damn nap.