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Amazon released its Hot Toy List, and I decided to take a look today. Of course, I instantly noticed that they have toys classified by gender as a filter option on the side. Grrrr.
As I’ve done for a few state-to-state moves, I’ve put together a FAQ:
1. Wait, what? Didn’t you just move to the Bay Area from Seattle?
Well, if “just” means almost two years ago, yeah.
2. Why are you doing this?
A combination of reasons, really. Here they are…
I once worked for someone whose pattern of rampant dishonesty blew my mind. Shortly after beginning work, I realized two things: Ernie absolutely could not admit that he was wrong, and he consistently lied to everyone around him – coworkers, staff, and users.
I’ve spent years assuming that I was shut out of the boys’ club. That they knew so much more than I did. That they were exposed to so much more than I was.
Recently, though, I read a wonderful post by an author that made me realize that my assumption is terribly, horribly wrong.