Plus Sized & Happy

A friend recently posted this link on one of her social media feeds. I am, for your information, according to the fashion industry, plus sized. Have been for many years now. At midlife I have no wish to try and fit into a size zero, or even a size 8. I’m also fairly curvy, so…

Media Manipulation

Its interesting how your thinking gets manipulated. Consider this photo of 2 versions of the Wall Street Journal from today… (EDIT: Not all together what you see either – someone else decided to manipulate the public! http://www.snopes.com/wsj-different-trump-headlines/) Image courtesy of @bradleyguidry via Instagram Location: Austin Executive Airport (KEDC) On the left of the photo the headline reads…

Still Looking…

…for work. I knew it would be a hard road, and a long one. But its getting to the nail-biting stage. Hubby is now regularly borrowing from savings to pay our bills. We’ve had to take on two new long-term debts in the form of a new car for him (auto-accident this past December not…

How To Screw Workers Over

 (Image from NewYorker.com) Very few people have taken note of the striking Verizon workers. Its just another protest by people whose jobs are not long for this world anyway, right? Time was that most people who worked for big companies were unionized workers under contracts that gave them rights, benefits and a decent living wage.…