Self-Defense

Today I attended a free 2-hour self-defense workshop given by a local martial arts studio, in cooperation with local police. And it was AWESOME.   We started with a conversation with the police officer about the importance of being aware of your surroundings, and knowing basic self-defense. The officer talked about the cases he’d seen,…

Yay Feminism!

I finished How To Be a Woman, by Caitlin Moran, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Very very funny, and it’s fun to follow along with her as she sorts herself out. The book reads like a memoir, interspersed with rants, theories, and essays about Feminism and about the nature of the world.   One chapter that…