One Day I Will Rule the World

World Domination, Babies and Middle Eastern Dance

Category: Philosophy
December 11, 2012

The White Ribbon Campaign and learning to be a better ally

A couple of weeks ago, Ian and I went to a White Ribbon Campaign event near our house on a Friday night. The material on the meeting didn’t tell us much except that it was being held at a nearby high school that primarily serves aboriginal youth and that the meeting would begin with a […]

January 30, 2012

Last Monday

I gave my notice at work a week ago. At the end of this week, I’m done. Then the plan is to work from home. I’m taking Hannah out of daycare and Rachel out of her after school program. It’s still going to be dreadfully tight – but we can survive for a bit, while […]

October 30, 2011

Classy Friends

There’s a woman in my dance group who is well enough off that it kind of stands out socially. Her husband is a doctor, and an exceptionally specialized one and she stays home with their two kids. She complains of being so busy – because she volunteers so many places and because each of her […]

September 26, 2011

the cup that was burned in the potter’s oven

After the last few days of enduring other people’s opinions on prostitution, criminals in prison, poverty, mental illness and homelessness – not to mention the sheer volume of people of my acquaintance who STILL think it’s okay to call something “Retarded” – I came home and said to Ian, “one of these days I am […]