The articles in their newsletter are generally fluffy and meaningless, and rarely offer any truly helpful advice, however they are entertaining and quick reads, so I usually open up at least one or two of them when I get it in my inbox. This past week I was unpleasantly surprised to find the gem, “6 Things You Should Never Say to a Woman“, with the description:
“Women, they are everywhere. From our Mother’s [sic], and sisters and daughters to gal pals and love interests, thereâ€™s no escaping them. You may love them, canâ€™t live without them, but ever feel like you are walking on eggshells around the leading ladies in your life?”
In honor of Father’s Day this Sunday I thought I’d re-post a piece I wrote that my old friends Em & Lo published last year when they were still blogging at Daily Bedpost. To both of my dads – Dad and Tom, and to all of the other feminist fathers out there – Happy Father’s Day!
When I was little, my father read me a book from hisÂ childhood, Friday the Arapaho Indian by A.M.Â Anderson. I heard the “true story” of a young NativeÂ American girl named Friday and her historicalÂ adventures. But if you’ve ever read Anderson’s book,Â you’ll know what I discovered when I was much olderÂ and my dad confessed the truth: Friday the Indian was aÂ boy…
I just wanted to give a quick mention to the lovely and talented Emma Taylor and Lorelei Sharkey, better known as Em & Lo, who have been very supportive of Cephaloblog the last couple of weeks. They’ve mentioned me in their blog roundups (aka Blog Snogs) twice now, and I can’t thank them enough. (Check them out here and here!)