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A Review of Yes Please by Amy Poehler

In honor of World Book Day, here’s a review of a world-class comedy…

Love Amy Poehler? Me too. Cry a little when the Parks finale aired? 228 more words


Top Ten Tuesdays - Fictional Heroines (and also Amy Poehler)

(Apologies for not posting this yesterday, but I was sick and in no mood to form coherent thoughts)

This week’s Tuesday prompt is one of my favourites – heroines. 1,131 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

Day 4: Write about someone who inspires you

Just one? Jeez. Definitely my other half, my sister, my nieces and nephews, my friends who are strong feminists and proud of it, my students, especially the ones who have crap home lives but smile, laugh, crack me up and need reminding of just how incredible they are. 97 more words


10 Leslie Knope Expressions to Summarize My Finale Feels

When I was first informed that this season of Parks and Recreation would be the very last, I was honestly surprised. The news crept up on me like a Tammy, a Tammy I’d like to tie to a far-off tree and never see again. 342 more words

At 10 years old I came upon a photograph in a drawer from when I was 7.

My bangs hung in my eyes because I hated getting my hair cut and my chubby cheeks accentuated a mouth full of empty spaces that resembled a smile. 184 more words


why the distinction between "friends" and "guy friends" bothers me

People are often confused by my perpetual singleness. Nearly all of my closest friends are guys, so what gives? It’s not that I’m picky, or a flirt, or a “friendzoner”(god I hate that phrase-but that’s a rant for another day). 203 more words