Ancestry

I spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about my ancestry. It's not that it is particularly interesting (though, my bias believes it to be) but genetics and ancestry in general are just so fascinating. I joked with my family that I may have missed my calling for genealogy - a profession I didn't even really … Continue reading Ancestry

[A]PATHETIC: Incarcerated – Out of Sight, Out of Mind.

I find there is no greater injustice in the world than when a person’s liberty is taken away and they are put into a jail cell… for ANY amount of time. Watching Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson’s story on OITNB has truly been the most gut-wrenching, heartbreaking and honest depiction of the criminal justice system in the … Continue reading [A]PATHETIC: Incarcerated – Out of Sight, Out of Mind.

Magnificent Resilience

More fitting than heartbreak is - “soul-broken.” The heart is just an organ – like the brain – constantly begging me to do what is best for us. For our muscles and veins and bones. But those don’t break when I’m hurt – No – they troop on with never-ending support. Pumping blood – transmitting … Continue reading Magnificent Resilience

Got a Girl Crush Blog & Mag

Check my contributor bio out at: gotagirlcrush.com/about Got a Girl Crush is an awesome blog & indie magazine focused on articles by women about women for everyone! If you or someone you know is doing awesome things for the feminist movement, feel free to reach out I'd love to hear from you! gabrielledestefano@gmail.com

Sunday Morning

I am currently reading a book called The Right to Write by Julia Cameron which includes both advice and explanation, then she encourages you to take some action to better your writing. The first of which, was to write for 3 pages about your current surroundings/how you were feeling at that moment. You were to … Continue reading Sunday Morning

Too Good at Goodbyes

Just because this song is speaking to my soul this morning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_ub7Etch2U You must think that I'm stupid You must think that I'm a fool You must think that I'm new to this But I have seen this all before I'm never gonna let you close to me Even though you mean the most to … Continue reading Too Good at Goodbyes