Dressember 2018: What It Is and Why I’m Doing It

Surprise! An unscheduled post on a Sunday, of all days! That's how you know today's on an important topic.  With December just 5.5 days away, I wanted to share with you something I will be participating in all throughout the last month of the year. Dressember Throughout the month of December, thousands of women (and … Continue reading Dressember 2018: What It Is and Why I’m Doing It

Until All Are Free: An MLKJ-Day Sonnet

If you follow me on Twitter, you saw that I participated in Dressember again this year.  Dressember is a movement of women (and now men) who commit to a fashion challenge during December to raise awareness of and funds to end human trafficking. Most commit to wearing a dress or formal attire every day of … Continue reading Until All Are Free: An MLKJ-Day Sonnet

Child of the Kaites: Chapter 40

Can you believe we're 40 chapters in?!?!?! The end is SO CLOSE!!! *somersaults* * (Barring unforeseeable crazy life circumstances) I'll definitely finish (re)writing this year, and maybe even posting the chapters this year.  Yaaaayyyyyy!!!!! I'm delighted. You're probably scowling at me through the screen and saying, "Just give us this week's chapter, already.  Put us … Continue reading Child of the Kaites: Chapter 40

Dressember Update #2

According to the National Institute of Justice, human trafficking is: "Sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age. The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or … Continue reading Dressember Update #2

Dressember Part 1

What is Dressember? I'm glad you asked. Dressember is about freedom and dignity for all women--really, for all people. It uses fashion as a way to advocate for women who have been exploited for their femininity. For the 31 days of December, Dressember participants commit to wearing a dress every day to raise awareness of … Continue reading Dressember Part 1

Dressember 2014

Greetings friendly readers.  Today is the first day of December and of another thirty-one day event that begins with the letter "D"--Dressember!  Some of you may have heard of Dressember, but for those of you who haven't, let me give you a brief history of it, in true History major fashion: It began in 2009 … Continue reading Dressember 2014