1. It’s the 165th anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention, the first gathering in the Western world. to discuss women’s rights. If you’re a feminist (dictionary defintion: “advocating social, political, legal, and economic rights for women equal to those of men,” so I hope we ALL are) and you get discouraged by the state of things, remember that 165 years isn’t that long for a whole lot of awesome change to have taken place (says the female, single, working, voting, homeowner who has had not children by choice and science and who is currently wearing pants).

2. This is me today.