Monday, November 30, 2009

What Light Through Yonder Window Breaks

But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?
It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.
Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,
Who is already sick and pale with grief
That thou, her maid, art far more fair than she.
Romeo And Juliet Act 2, scene 2, 2–6

Sometimes, we all need a little light coming through our window to remind us that, even though today is dreary, tomorrow will be better.  While my light isn't "Juliet" it is the forthcoming weekend. I know its only Monday, but I need to look forward to feel better about today!

Light Through My Window:

It is raining outside and I am tired, but this weekend brings a formal with my lovely boyfriend. I am so excited to get all pretty and dance the night away.  

Holiday music is playing, Christmas lights are going up and the Holiday season is upon us. I love giving gifts and thinking of people in a joyful and reflective manner for all of December. I love this time of year, because we no longer take each other for-granted. 

I have great friends. The end. 

We got a new dog who is slowly becoming a family member.

January brings new, and old, resolutions. This is the time to make changes that make me better for myself and better for others. 

New Moon is out and I think all the Twi-Hards will be out of the theaters and I can officially see it without their screams...or can I? 

The great hair-dye debate rages. Regardless, it is exciting to decide whether or not I will turn brunette or red-headed. For now, still blonde.

My friends from work are throwing a  "30s" themed party. I've already bought a Bonnie & Clyde-esque dress and cannot wait to dance with my love in his pin-stripe suit while my lips glisten in deep red. 

That is all for now. What are you excited for? What brings you some light on this rainy day?

~The Lady~

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

What Men Dare Do!

Claudio:"O, what men dare do! What men may do! What men daily do, not knowing what they do!"Much Ado About Nothing (IV, i, 19-21)
This is my life....

So, I decided to take a professional course on philosophy and satire for a professional development day. Oh boy, did I learn alot. While everyone was acting like the adults they were, I pretended to be an adult. On the inside, I was giggling and freaking out like a child.

Why? Well, because although I thought I'd be learning about Satire we had read "Plato's Symposium" which explores love. Most of these love ideas came from how Ancient Greeks thought the love between man and man was the highest form of love. Each older man would have a young boy to teach and receive, ya know, "wisdom" *wink*wink*! Today, very pervy sounding - old man, little boy...creeeppppy!

The man-on-man love wasn't the funny part. Thats actually cool. Yay Gay Rights! Isn't America a democracy based on neoclassic tradition? Well, then. We should give homosexuals the right to get married. Highest form of love, hello!

The funny part was having my 60+ professor explain to us that Ancient Greeks thought small penises made for a more manly man! When did that tradition change? Also, in a male-dominant society I'm sure the women never got to say "Oh, sorry....I would like the big peen, thanks!"

And, with that, I giggled on the inside as this educated man explained how big peeners were considered "animalistic" and belonged to half-man half-goat people. Interesting. Hercules - tiny peener. Zeus - itty bitty thing. So, cheers to that I guess. How awkward is my life though? I would choose this course.

I should've just picked something tame like British Literature....I wonder what their thoughts are on size.

 ~The Lady~