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The Best Vampire Love Story

The Best Vampire Love Story

I realize I’m not the first to point out the striking contrast between the heroines from the pop-culture vamp stories of  my day and those of generation Twilight.  However, redundant or not…..I want to discuss this!  Buffy, a true hero, upholds the values of loyalty, selflessness, independence, bravery and all-round kick-assedness.  While Bella is quite … Continue reading

Princess Craze

Princess Craze

Does the little girl princess craze frighten you?  Frankly it scares me, and I used to be of the mindset that I wouldn’t allow my daughter to participate in this frenzy of consumerism, wands, toddler-heels, impossible waists, glitter and thin-values.  So of course she took to it like bunnies on carrots.  She’s only 3, but … Continue reading