I live in central Texas where Texans are known for being polite. We usually smile and wave to one another on the streets as we cross paths. We say “yes, ma’am” and are kind to our elders. We hold the door open for each other and help one another out when we’re in trouble. We… Continue reading Is Southern Hospitality Really Sincere?
For those of you who haven’t heard. A twenty-year-old Stanford student/athlete has been given a short sentence on his crime of raping an unconscious woman behind a dumpster. The jury found him guilty, but the judge was lenient. The judge sympathized with the rapist and didn’t want to hurt his career. He believes (because the… Continue reading What The Fuck Is Going On With This Rape Case?
Hey, guys! Has anyone else noticed this consistent trend with parents online? There seems to be a big community of parents who believe it’s best to constantly dominate over them. They think it teaches their children life lessons to be treated like an abused dog and then punished for trying to stand up for themselves or… Continue reading Parents Who Bully Their Kids
Hello, all. I was scrolling through Facebook earlier when I saw a post about female on male abuse in relationships, and I was reminded of a destructive relationship I was in back in high school. I thought I’d share for anyone else who finds themselves in a relationship that doesn’t feel healthy. I met this… Continue reading Destructive/Abusive Relationships
I walked down to the laundry room at my apartment (I know, I’m a peasant) and I saw some kids playing around outside on the never-used sand volleyball court nearby. The seven and four year old ran up to me as I was getting the laundry out of my car (it’s a far walk, okay) and… Continue reading Judging Other Parents Based On Kid’s Behavior
Lately, I have been getting pretty nauseous from various Facebook comments blatantly denying facts and common decency. Here’s a list of comments I’m tired of seeing: This idea that unalienable human rights are up for debate. The denial of any racial or gender inequality, usually followed by a blatantly racist or sexist remark that they claim… Continue reading Facebook Comments Make Me Want To Vomit
Education consistently pushes for the importance of proper English and grammar while they forget the importance of dialect in language. When you talk street and the people around you are on that level, you can still effectively get your point across and say things that have relevance to your culture. In education, we stress the… Continue reading Street Talk