After writing a blog for the ethical non-monogamy site Life on the Swingset for the last year, and recently starting to write for the community blog on Feministing, I’ve finally decided to strike out on my own. The name of my blog, A Certain Star, was drawn from my name (duh) and also the poem “My Star,” by Robert Browning. This is going to be a space for me to share…well, everything, really. I like to talk, about everything, all the time. I am a non-monogamous, queer, 20-something, educated, married, cis-woman living in the Midwest. To earn my bread I sling coffee, and run a human sexuality lending library in the cafe where said coffee is slung. I’ve got things to say: sometimes they’re silly, sometimes they’re sexy, sometimes they’re angry and soap-box-y.
- Polyamory-themed re-blogs from my Life on the Swingset blog, “My Constellation”
- Feminist-themed re-blogs from my Feministing Community blog
- Original material about my relationships, my job, and the disparate strange things I think about
- Book reviews
- The occasional erotic story or photo (The photo on the right is brought to you by Molly Algernon Photography)
I promise all writing will be my own, and all photos will be either of or by me. I’m not really interested in being one of those weird blogs that just re-posts things they find all over the internet. That’s not how I roll.
The real material will start rolling in tomorrow. For now, here’s Robert Browning’s poem, “My Star:”