Saturday, March 28, 2009

Accidental P.S. Post

I notified Beverly that I would not be partcipating in P.S. this week, but I think she posted prior to receiving my response. I have overwhelming school demands that prevents me from posting, but that doesn't keep me from dropping by and getting my weekly pink fix. So imagine my surprise as I am perusing through the page and notice my name on the list for P.S. I was initially panicked, then went into resolution mode to get something posted. When I see sites signed up on the list and they don't have posts, well I get just a tad bit disapointed. So as not to disappoint anyone, I went into the archive to get a post.

I chose, my response to Beverly's March 7th Anniversary/ Giveaway, Here goes:

Happy Pink Saturday and Happy Anniversary!!

I absolutely love, love, love the hatbox, adorned with roses no less.
For your anniversary today, I thought I would include some pink tidbits I came across on Wilkipedia:

In Western culture, the practice of assigning pink to an individual gender began in the 1920s. From then until the 1940s, pink was considered appropriate for boys because being related to red it was the more masculine and decided color, while blue was considered appropriate for girls because it was the more delicate and dainty color, or related to the Virgin Mary. Since the 1940s, the societal norm apparently inverted so that pink became appropriate for girls and blue appropriate for boys, a practice that has continued into the 21st century.
Though the color pink has sometimes been associated with gender stereotypes, some feminists have sought to reclaim it. For example, the Swedish radical feminist party Feminist Initiative uses pink as its color.
Pink is the color of the Breast Cancer Awareness ribbon. Pink was chosen partially because it is so strongly associated with femininity.
It has been suggested that females prefer pink because of a preference for reddish things like ripe fruits and healthy faces.This suggestion, however, has been criticized as unsubstantiated.

Could WE have ever loved blue as much as we do pink???