Hi kids, I thought I would use my time wisely to throw a little wisdom directly into the heart of students of the Chicago Public School system. To start, I was not only a product of a single teacher strike, I was the product of NOT TWO.... NOT THREE.... FOUR!! FOUR fuckin’ teacher strikes, and … Continue reading Open Letter to **STUDENTS** in Chicago Public Schools; Some Wisdom from A FOUR-TIME Champ!
That is how I feel. I am abhorred what advertising has become. On WGN TV (Chicago), I've recently learned of a horrifying tv ad that is now running every hour. It's running on many stations, but WGN is the only local station I watch. The ad features McDonald's and horrifying imagery of tortured chickens. Since … Continue reading Modern Day Advertising Favors Cruelty To Animals
I recently encountered this article from ProPublica. Huge companies have become carelessly obvious about a specific age group they want as employees. I’m glad these companies are shunned in the public eye for engaging in age discrimination, but this information is hardly new. As one tweet pointed out, companies have been age discriminating since the … Continue reading Facebook, Verizon Flagrant with Age Discrimination
I don't know how it happened, it just did. I suppose I should be thankful for the sudden jump in blog traffic, because I didn't pay anyone to do me extra favors. I haven't purchased fake followers or likes, and the previous days show views are not anywhere near the spike total. But thank you, … Continue reading Thanks Canucks!
There was a time when then President George W. Bush received as much ridicule as Donald Trump receives today for different reasons. Post 9/11, outrage ensued, conspiracy theories were born, and was the top moneymaker for Hollywood. Opponents of the Bush administration nitpicked all of his wrongdoings. All, except for being a part of a … Continue reading Enraged At White Privilege? Go to the Source.
They all say the same thing: Don’t answer if you don’t recognize the number; register your number with the “Do Not Call List”; get another app to block out the troublemakers. Blah, blah, blah. Much like the tiresome and mundane job search “advice" on the internet, everybody says the same shit over and over. Shut … Continue reading The Robocall Plague: The Genuine Answer To Discouraging Them
The fictitious goody goodies are still hard at working mocking the little joys of others for no reason whatsoever other than to denote being trapped in temporary disruption. I’m talking you to, non-smokers, the ones who hurriedly walk past frigid smokers in sub-zero weather and shoot them an intolerable side eye; the ones who put … Continue reading No Bathroom Breaks Were Taken While Typing This Post
“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.” ~ Abigail Adams This will become yet another one of those persnickety posts of grammar anomalies. As long as humans are unable to distinguish “your” and “you’re,” I will continue my discernment by astronomical degrees. As noted in my opening … Continue reading Must I Teach The Internet Everything?!
I have stories that would make the devil cry. I have the kind of stories that are unique in varying degrees, and it spans throughout my entire lifetime. My husband is the only person that knows about my past, specifically my childhood, and those secrets will go with him to the grave. And it’s going … Continue reading To the Silent Types: I Raise My Glass in Honor of You
Cynicism runs amok with the sudden boom of products and personalities, particularly those that encourage a healthier lifestyle. In recent years, “wellness gurus” have been appearing out of nowhere, encased with a bit of enchantment that all of your physical and emotional calamities will disperse into heavenly clouds if you stick to eating blades of … Continue reading Add 30 Drops of Lavender Oil and 20 Drops of SCAM