New (to me) Things
My (dog’s) new dogbed came today. Amazon.com’s purported dimension: 29x39x4 inches. That’s 1131 LxW. It’s awesome. I might even sleep on it. Happily. My 50 lb dog can easily snuggle up alone in the middle of this mass of fluffy blue happypad. Kinda wish I’d bought two while they were on sale. Oh well. My brother is a gigantic douchebag. I’m going to...
Thank God I'm Not Asthmatic
Don’t get me wrong, I’m grateful to have such ridiculously low rent costs. But the air filter we just installed on August 6th has already gone from white to dark grey. At my last apartment, we changed the air filter every three months, which I believe is considered standard. I know this house was built in 1950 and we’ve got two dogs, but STILL. This is just absurd. I wonder if...
Don't Read This Unless You Need a Good Cry →
Maybe it’s just me, but any time I read life advice like this I hear the voice of Baz Luhrmann. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTJ7AzBIJoI Do one thing every day that scares you.
Another Book List, or: Nerds Being Pompous →
Some of the biggest complaints by those leaving comments: Sci-fi and Fantasy genres should be regarded as separate (the consensus being that sci-fi is somehow more valid because it is not “escapist fluff”). Among all the “shockingly absent” authors/titles, the works of Octavia Butler are especially prized. On that note, the under-representation of female authors,...
“I’m an introvert. You are a wonderful person and I like you. But now please shush.”
Put a / in the year you were born, so we will have...
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