Weekely Web Wondering

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Hi everyone!

I Hope your week is going well. in honor of sexual assault awareness month (April) I wanted one of my wondering to feature a website that get to the heart of the issue. RAINN.org. What is RAINN? Well first it is an acronym for Rape, Abuse, Incest, National, Network and it is one of the largest anti-sexual assault organizations in the United States. What you will find is not just support, but progress including safety planning, legislative progress and impacts, as well as success stories.If you need help call the hotline at: 1.800.656.HOPE Or you can chat with a support person free, confidentially, and securely at: https://ohl.rainn.org/online/

Find out more and get involved! https://rainn.org/

Family Interactions

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There’s nothing like pulling a prank on your parents. If you haven’t tried it yet you really should! There comes moments in life where you just can’t help yourself. For instance, my dad reads his grocery lists out-load when he is in the store. In which case I had the amazing opportunity of writing out the shopping list and I included some very unexpected items. I can only imagine the looks he must have gotten at the store while reading this list out-loud. Enjoy :)

  1. Beer (for you)
  2. Wine (for mom, you should know what she likes by now!)
  3. Spinach
  4. Tomatoes
  5. Red Peppers
  6. Green Peppers
  7. Flintstones Gummy Vitamins
  8. Butt Paste
  9. Cosmo
  10. Her Essential Oils
  11. Hot Dogs
  12. Dog Treats
  13. Windex
  14. Paper Towels
  15. Snap Peas
  16. Piss Pots
  17. Ground Beef
  18. Stake
  19. Man Meat (I am man I eat meat)
  20. Whiting Toothpaste
  21. Annal Bleaching System.

You’re Welcome dad. :)

A Woman Living In a Man’s World: Craving Girl Time

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Everyone has different sources of stress in their lives and everyone responds differently to those stressors. For me, taking time to laugh, workout, talk, write, and rant to a friend etc. is how I deal with different types of stress. Sometimes though, self care can be challenging or awkward with my male roommates around. As a girl, I couldn’t possibly have any other reason to wear yoga pants or paint my toe nails for anything other than sexual intrigue, right? Okay! Let’s just get this straight asshole Justin, if I wanted to make sweat and yoga pants and/or the action of painting my toe nails into something purely sexual I’m pretty confident that I could, but a hundred percent of the time that I am doing those things I’m not. Ugh! End rant.

Alright, the actual reason I’m writing this post is because it has become apparent that I’m in some serious need of girl time. I feel I am surrounded by testosterone 24/7… oh wait I am. When I lived with my sister it was totally different and the only male in that house was my three year old nephew! Don’t get me wrong, I’ve come to enjoy some of the aspects of being “one of the guys”, but not all of them and I know they wouldn’t enjoy talking about hair and beauty care or let me paint their nails, although I’m sure I could black mail them into it. The point I’m really trying to get out is that I need to have actual girl time to relate about girl things and I came to this realization after I had an interaction with one of Justin’s my roommate’s… um, overnight escorts. Here’s what happened.

I got up super early, which is pretty normal, with the intention of making a pot of coffee. Takes a couple minutes tops. Because the entire house was still asleep I figured I didn’t need to get “dressed” so I just walked into the communal living space and into the kitchen still in my underwear. (You all do it don’t deny it!) When I got into the kitchen I noticed a pot of coffee was freshly made?! The thought that one of my roommates was free-roaming the house at this hour while I was partially nude made me want to impulsively run back to the safety of my room! As I turned around I saw this girl sitting at the kitchen table sipping at a cup of coffee; still in her underwear too!!! She waves nervously, but gives me this look like “who did you sleep with last night?” My boyfriend thanks for asking! It didn’t happen that way though.

Soooo here it is, two half naked girls in the low light of the early morning chatting over coffee. I’m not even sure how long we were chatting for, it must have been well over an hour. After I had explained that I live here the awkwardness quickly dissipated and we started talking about normal things that didn’t involve cars and/or sports. She must have needed the chat as much as I did because both of us failed to notice that the entire house had risen like the walking dead and congregated at the kitchen entrance. Oh crap is right! For the boys that is! They just interrupted our girl chat and there were some hard consequences to be had. Nothing like fire in the eyes and a couple of base ball bats to part the red sea. Trust me, it worked like a charm. We had claimed our territory in the name of woman hood and it was a no boys allowed club! At least for another hour that is, haha.

Yep, so that happened. XD

I’m always open to advice! What are your thoughts? Time to schedule a visit with my sister I think.

Thank you for reading! Please check out what happened last time with my roommates and their maid service if you happened to miss it!  <3 Go here <3

Weekly Web Wondering

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I love science.

No I mean I really love science!

With that in mind and if you love science too you are going to really dig this website. I found it a couple years ago and visit it many times a week! You can find an article on just about anything here that is remotely sciencey! What do you think about flying cars or vampire crabs or your secrete brain functions? I’ve found so many articles that were engaging and every interesting on this web site so I’m sharing it with you all! Personally, my favorite topic is Space. What’s yours?!

http://www.iflscience.com/

A Quick Education On Domestic Violence

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Hi everyone!

I just wanted to share this with you all.

Mother’s who are in the midst of a domestic violence relationship are caught between a rock and a hard place. They are doomed in a sense as they are victimized and blamed no matter what action or inaction they take, knowingly or unknowingly. For example, behaviors that authorities might label¬† as “failure to protect one’s child” may actually be motivated by the desire to protect. In this case a mother may not flee because of financial needs, as is typical where the abuser is the primary provider for the family. The mother may also choose not to flee because she believes that her children need their father and/or she fears loosing her children to the abuser. Adversely, if the mother does in fact leave with her children, the court system may critique her actions as a way of interfering with the father’s relationship with his children. Here in Washington State both parents have equal rights. In all honesty, if you beat your wife, but you don’t beat your children, you’re still a horrible father!

Also, when you are dealing with survivors of assault it’s important not to make them feel isolated. You can avoid doing that by NOT making statements such as “I can’t believe he did that to you” or “I can’t even imagine”. The truth is, is that you can believe and you can imagine because this happens to women every single day. I had to explain this to a coworker after we received a Domestic Violence call. It was from a woman who has called in the past and the comment was made, “Why doesn’t she just leave? Why stay with the guy?” It’s not about why she stays, it’s about why he hits her. Stop focusing on the victim and start focusing on the abuser!!!

Disco At The Dispatch

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Hello everyone!

Here’s a safety tip I’ve been meaning to share with you all! If you are ever thrown into the trunk of a car and cannot call 911, kick out the back tail lights and stick your arm out of the hole. Then, wave like crazy! The driver wont see you, but everyone else will. This has saved lives!

You are welcome. Stay safe. <3