All posts tagged: Wife

2011 Academy Awards Red Carpet Fashion

Here are some of my favorite looks/pictures from last night’s Oscars ceremony. Hits, misses and everything in between. Remember I’m no fashion expert, these are just my opinion…. This is gonna be a long post with lots of pictures. Who would you pick for your best dressed, who missed the mark for you? I liked: Almost perfect: Something’s missing: Missed it:

To Change or Not To Change

For me, there has been no question of whether or not I would change my name if I got married. I would definitely not change my name. There are a variety of reasons for this. For one, I have a Korean name – most last names would look and sound ridiculous with my first name. Secondly, I believe it’s outdated and old-fashioned. Thirdly, I think it’s a waste of time – all the legal name changing and documents etc. Lastly but most importantly, I do not want to be merely “Mrs.” so and so; women should be their own person and keep the name that they were born with. Emma Waverman, author of the blog, Embrace the Chaos (www.embracethechaos.ca, part of msn.ca) has written an interesting article regarding the subject – http://www.embracethechaos.ca/2010/02/i-am-not-a-mrs.html She believes that changing a person’s name is like changing his/her identity; therefore, a woman is losing her identity if she switches to her husband’s name after marriage. She also sights the “Lucy Stone League”, an organization that believes in “equal rights for women and men to create, retain, modify and keep their …

Valentine’s Day

It’s near the end of January and people are slowly recovering from the holiday season. They are enjoying not hearing annoying carols and not having to rush around getting “just-the-right” gifts for their friends and family. Everyone sighs in big relief as the New Year rolls in and signals the end of holiday fatigue.  But…. just as they think that they are safe…bam! It hits them – it’s another holiday, almost as ubiquitous and expensive as Christmas – it’s Valentine’s Day. I hate Valentine’s Day. I think it’s the most useless day EVER. I never really understood the concept… Why have one designated day to show your love to your other half? Maybe I’m stupid but I’ve never quite grasped that concept. I’ll be straight up before I launch into my diatribe against Valentine’s Day – I mean I should be honest about myself right? Maybe y’all think there’s something wrong with me. I should admit… 1. I’m not a romantic . (Although… I do appreciate romantic gestures – I appreciate what you are trying to express…Apologies …