Do you care what people think of you? Do you worry about “online” reputation?
Sharing online. How much, how often, and why?
Little luxuries. What we consider “luxurious” may reveal who we are.
Guile, game playing, bluffing. Thoughts on maneuvers to get what we want.
It was an accident. A dropped vase. Broken, mostly in large pieces, but glass shards covered one corner of the kitchen floor. I picked up what I could by hand, careful not to cut myself, then fetched the vacuum. We’re a household that goes barefoot, so I was thorough in cleaning up every inch of […]
Makeup: A matter of habit, self-esteem, social convention… and?
Contradictions… The spice of life.
It used to be illegitimacy. Or abortion. Or divorce. Stigma was attached to actions that were overtly or tacitly unacceptable. The consequence was banishment from the fold. Being shunned by those whose approval you wanted. Whose love you needed. Some of the reasons may have shifted, but stigma remains a part of western culture. Children […]