A moment of word mapping

Recently, while reading a paper by María Lugones, I came across the word "arrogate." I had to look it up, because apparently I don't know ALL the words (DAMMIT), and came across this definition (thanks, Google!): "to take or claim something without justification." In the Lugones paper, arrogate was used in reference to Marilyn Frye's … Continue reading A moment of word mapping

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Enneagram thoughts

I've been hearing a lot about the Enneagram lately, and because I love all things personality/authenticity, I decided it was finally time for me to take a test and see where I came out. The friend who recommended it most highly said I'd be able to tell what I was without the test, but after … Continue reading Enneagram thoughts

Christmas Thoughts in September (In-Between Thoughts 9.11.18)

I've been thinking a lot about Christmas lately. "But Jana, it's only September!" Yes, but it's never too early to get excited about twinkle lights and pine and presents! More accurately, it's never too early to budget for the magical gift-giving around twinkle lights and pine and presents. Most of the reason I've been thinking … Continue reading Christmas Thoughts in September (In-Between Thoughts 9.11.18)