ReBlog: Indigenous dialysis patients help sew 1,000 skirts for outback women

Indigenous dialysis patients help sew 1,000 skirts for outback women:

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Access to clothing can be limited in remote areas, with less choice for plus-size women.

The Bigirl Skirts founders made a simple design, using cotton fabric with two double-stitched pockets to hold essentials.

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Stressing Doesn’t Pay

“You don’t gain anything from stressing. Remember that.”
Anonymous 

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I needed to see this today. Preach! We’re three weeks into the new school year. Although it’s my 25th year, I still get anxious and nervous like I did when I first started teaching. The usual stressors— students, parents, and administrators—are always going to be part of the job.

HOWEVER…sometimes coworkers add the extra stress, especially disorganized ones.

Whinging and whining is not something I do everyday. During this last week I have become one of those “Whingers/Whiners.Continue reading

Quote: Women’s Affinity For Evil

Silhouette of a Black Woman with an Afro and headband that says

Women do have an affinity for evil, for believing that no woman is to be trusted, but that some men are too innocent to protect themselves.  William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury

I have been thinking about this quote for awhile. We are now six months in to the worst presidency in United States (US) history. Hillary Rodham Clinton should be our president. We all know why she isn’t in the White House. We also know the percentage of women who voted for Clinton by ethnicityContinue reading

Wise Words from Wise Women

Wise words from wise women in my life. Their words have been a blessing to me during these past few months. Continue reading

Web Developer Late in Life: Infographic Share

I am glad I found this infographic. It was the information I needed to help me prepare for my career after teaching. Continue reading

Eastenders Real Life: Exploring My Toxic Female Friendships

This isn’t a spoiler-alert or fan-fiction. It’s just my opinions and reflections about current issues and characters in Walford, East London. She’s been my best friend ever since we were kids…she can be my worst enemy. -Sharon Mitchell, Eastenders When I heard Sharon Mitchell (Letitia Dean) say those words about Michelle …