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Review, HBO’s “Big Little Lies”

*Trigger warning for discussions of rape and marital violence.*     Big Little Lies. I initially didn't want to watch this show, because I thought it was all about "rich white ladies having problems." But it turns out that the problems which these characters have are actually universal problems, so there. Silly me. The show… Continue reading Review, HBO’s “Big Little Lies”

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living on the VISTA stipend… (or, thoughts on not having a lot of cash.)

hi all! I wanted to talk a little bit about money. (wait! it's so taboo! I know, but when it comes down to it, it's important to talk about.) I've been living on the VISTA stipend since September, and only a few overdraft dramas. Before that, I was in National service, which pays the big… Continue reading living on the VISTA stipend… (or, thoughts on not having a lot of cash.)

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One Sustainbility to Live and Quasi-Illegal Parking…

Well, friends, here is a post which is long overdue. my org / non-profit / awesome community catalyst  shall henceforth be known as "One Sustainability to Live," (OSL) aptly named by .after MUCH finagling* and tomfoolery, much hand-wringing and drama-queen banishing, I arrived at my new place of employment through Americorps!VISTA, OSL.  OSL is a… Continue reading One Sustainbility to Live and Quasi-Illegal Parking…

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oh, precious conundrum. or should I say the latin plural, conundra…

email exchange with my friend M, who is a delightful, happily married man, about dating and banging someone like a broken screen door in a hurricane.  wherein much is discussed.  Me:  HI M!!!!!!  I hope you had a delightful memorial day weekend. I went camping with Sam, a new friend who wants to bang me like… Continue reading oh, precious conundrum. or should I say the latin plural, conundra…

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convo: I hope it’s syphillis… (not safe for work)

an actual conversation I just had with my friend (who is a boy/man, whose real name is NOT X):A:  hi honey!  how are you?X:  good.  what have you been doing today?A:  guess.X:  FB?  LJ?  nothing?  goofing off on the internet?A:  yes.  all of the above.  and last.fm.  what's up?X:  well, I learned it's not herpes… Continue reading convo: I hope it’s syphillis… (not safe for work)