I was at my home away from home – otherwise known as Starbucks – getting work done when I observed a mother with two daughters come in. They were young, around eleven years old firmly entrenched in the preteen years, with lithe dancers bodies and bubbly personalties to match. They got in line and began discussing what they were going to ….
Dear World, I could begin this letter with an apology. Apologizing for the way I look. The size I am. Not being tall enough or short enough. Saying sorry for being to blonde, to white, to whatever society dictates in this moment. I could apologize for being a girl. But I refuse. I refuse to apologize for who I am, ….
ad·dic·tion əˈdikSHən noun noun: addiction; plural noun: addictions 1. the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity. “he committed the theft to finance his drug addiction” synonyms: dependency, dependence, habit, problem devotion to, dedication to, obsession with, infatuation with, passion for, love of, mania for, enslavement to “a slavish addiction to fashion” One little word. So much power. One word. So much ….