I have started a new journey in life. I packed up my apartment and moved to the country where I now reside on 20 something acres. Life is different. It’s quiet. My cell service is spotty along with my internet but I’ve picked up photography again. Take a look if you are curious. Curiosity killed … Continue reading

Forced Sterilization

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Introduction: “Forced Sterilization” is a term that we associate with the past. However, what many people fail to realize is that these procedures are still performed across the globe. Along with that, there are still scientists in the United States who believe that this should be put…

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The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses. -Malcolm X Introduction: The first chapter I chose is Chapter 2: Culture and…

One by One

Albert Einstein says, “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” I’ve always been drawn to helping people who need it, and growing up I was told that I could do or be anything that I wanted to be, unlike some that are told what they have … Continue reading

Between the lines where the history lies, there is a voice inside

When fighting for equality and justice and participatory democracy ‘in general’, women become tired of just making tea for the revolution, sleeping with the leaders, and typing their manuscripts. -D. Dahlerup (1986) The New Women’s Movement Marge Piercy’s “Barbie Doll” and “What’s That Smell in the Kitchen?” bring to light the struggle between societal views … Continue reading

Overwhelmed with reflections

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Hi all! I absolutely love learning about how and why people do the things they do. Don’t you? For me sociology has been a way to be really reflective and examine my life while trying to understand people from other groups and cultures. It is about learning…

Paths Taken

Hello Walk

Reading, Walking, Thinking

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. -John Burroughs


Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you. -Will Smith