Archive for May, 2015

Well, That Worked Well… NOT!

Posted: 31st May 2015 by Robyn Jane in Uncategorized

Skip This Post It seems there’s more to this CSS stuff than meets the eye. Despite having followed the instructions I found, my redesign attempts didn’t work. So it’s back to the drawing board. I thought I would be able to explain how I did it without getting too technical, but I can’t. So if […]

For Arianna, On Being A Role Model

Posted: 28th May 2015 by Robyn Jane in gender equality, gender identity, LGBT

(I wrote this in response to a question on Facebook) Dear Sister, For sisters we truly are. And as the “big sister,” I’m going to exercise my prerogative and sit you down for a lecture. No, not really! I am, however, going to share some insights I’ve gained over the years. You’re free, of course, […]

A New Look For My Blog

Posted: 25th May 2015 by Robyn Jane in Blogging, web design
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I finally figured out how to fine-tune some of the settings on the blog. The default WordPress template used what I thought was too small a font size. Unfortunately, since I’ve grown older, my eyes aren’t what they used to be, and so I’ve found myself straining sometimes to see what I’ve written. I wanted […]

Dear Wal-Mart

Posted: 24th May 2015 by Robyn Jane in Uncategorized

Dear WalMart, I recently read where you’re losing market share, and sales are down, resulting in lower profits. Might I make a suggestion as to where your problem might be? Your store-brand butter sells for one price. You also sell a two-pack of the exact same butter. However, the two-pack sells for more than twice […]

On Genders, Binaries & Fluidities

Posted: 21st May 2015 by Robyn Jane in gender identity, mental health

Let’s Define Some Terms Gender: (noun) the state of being male or female (typically used with reference to social and cultural differences rather than biological ones). Sex: (noun) either of the two main categories (male and female) into which humans and many other living things are divided on the basis of their reproductive functions. Binary:  […]