adventures in Pepperness

Terry Crews Fights Toxic Masculinity

Terry Crews Portrait by Gage Skidmore

Terry Crews Portrait by Gage Skidmore

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”1_3″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.3.1″] I am thrilled by what Terry Crews does as a famous and manly man to bring awareness to misogyny and encourage mutual respect. On The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, he…Continue Reading

Looking Forward to Forty

Ivory Roses in April, photo by Paprika Clark, 2016.

Ivory Roses in April, photo by Paprika Clark, 2016.

I’ve wanted to be a wise old woman since I was a child. You can tell because I’m turning 39 in a couple weeks, and I’ve been claiming I’m 40 in conversation for at least 18 months.

Weird Morning Star

Sage Eye, photo and post processing by Paprika Clark, 2017.

Sage Eye photo and post processing by Paprika Clark, 2017.

I am weird. There’s been no doubt in my mind since my earliest memories that people find me unusual rather quickly after meeting me. I’m cluttered with guesses as to why, but I don’t truly…Continue Reading