Flights of Fancy | Random Thoughts About Blogging

The reason I created ‘Flights of Fancy’ was to give myself a mental outlet.  They’re like my online reading, and now blogging, journal for stray thoughts.  Plus, maybe someone else feels the same and we’ll be able to bounce ideas back and forth. Lately I’ve been thinking about the logistics of blogging, and why I […]

Subconscious Gender Bias

I pride myself on being a real world feminist.  I believe women are equal to men in every way, and that includes our strengths and our weaknesses.  We’re just as capable of greatness, but we can also share the same flaws.  This is something I know deep in my foundation. However, when I read a […]

Don’t Worry, Read Happy

Life is hard, right?  Sometimes life throws you curve balls and you just can’t hit them.  They smash into your eye, or stomach, and you double over and it’s just hard.  I think that’s why I love reading so much, because it’s so easy to disappear to somewhere better.  When you pick up a book […]

Monthly Media Mashup

Confession, I haven’t been watching any regular TV.  Everything went on hiatus for the holidays, and by the time it all came back we were in Supernatural’s sweet embrace.  My daughter and I watched through the end of season 5, but then we got my husband into it.  He finally broke down, and it’s all […]

My Not So Secret Quirks

I’m pretty sure the title of this post gives away the topic, but just for conversation’s sake- I believe that everyone in the world has strange little quirks that may be weird to others yet make perfect sense to ourselves. For example, my husband gets upset when you push down the buttons on his fast […]

The Best of Friends

This weekend my family suffered a blow when my daughter Alex (Baby Chick) went into our bird room and discovered that her bird, Nemo, had passed away in the night.  I know that not everyone can understand the bond that a person can have with a bird, but it’s real and just as tangible as a bond […]