my sisters say my moodswings are my most annoying habits
meaning me getting into a bad temper
so i try to avoid things making me angry
like watching political discussions and reading articles on some topics
they make me want to roll around on the floor kicking and screaming sometimes...
but i think they are okay with me getting angry this morning reading Sarahs post on SAIPUA
women´s rights always get me started... 
so i try to listening not to closely to news on Mitt Romney´s campain
also i thought of one of my professors saying in the first lesson
places to study graphic design for girls are a waste (at least two thirds of the class being girls!)
because we would all become mothers at some point
and then we would stop working anyway
like this would be our fault if we would choose to go this way
when really it is all about money - more money for men
becoming a mother and stopping working for a bit 
(there are still not that many and affordable oportunities for childcare for small children) 
equals no career in a lot of cases
it´s not like we can wait until we´re at the peak of our career in our late forties
get a young husband and start popping out those babies
the most disturbing scene in Mad Men for me 
was after Peggy had fired a guy making an offensive drawing of Joan 
she told her now everybody thinks she´s just another humourless bitch
it´s still like that - we´re meant to laugh about it
when this business isn´t funny for sure
grewing up my sisters and me were always told girls could do anything
(my dad thinking they could do it even better)
and with parents splitting housework and child care equaly
it is kind of hard to step out in the real world
and i actually sometimes do not know what to do
so probably starting to sing like those awesome girls is a good start:
also: an arrangement for my grandmothers grave
and another guest at the cat food station
very much respected by those felines

13 Kommentare:

  1. ein freund für die schwarze.
    und mad men, ja, so ging es mir auch. genau so.
    deine blumen sind herrlich herbstlich mit einem stich spätsommer.
    sapuia - vergessen. jetzt dank dir wieder da!


  2. deine blumenkombinationen sind immer wieder wunderbar und anders und genau so perfekt. katze und igel, ein schönes paar! ein gutes wochenende dir ohne ärgerliches*

    1. manchmal ist ärger aber auch etwas gutes... und ich danke dir für die leben worte!

    2. lieben statt leben - wobei das ist auch nicht schlecht...

  3. oh thank you for posting this, sometimes I feel like I'm from Mars! I do have mood swings too and I avoid to watch the news since I get very angry and frustrated. We live in a male dominated world but mothers play a big part on this too, I sometimes cringe when I see how certain mothers raise their boys hence the Mitt Romneys of the worlds...

    1. oh yes - but what´s also scary is the fight between mothers believing in different ways of raising their children. i´m not planing to become a mother anytime soon, but i think it is so shocking that being a mother is the number one reason to become poor - no matter what you work or have worked. this system is outrageous!

  4. Like you, I was lucky enough to have been told that I could do anything. It helped.

    1. i think, it meant the world - being a girl was never a reason to not do something. i´m really grateful for that.

  5. Empowering words you shared, appreciating and enjoying your insights and sharing of personal experiences. Lets me feel a little closer than we are, something I always wished for but our different lives didn't allow that to happen.

    1. maybe the internet allows for a little more closeness... it´s good to know something like this is possible.

  6. das zweite foto wünsche ich mir in grösser..