So ok I have never been an epic sports fan. For the most part, my interest in sports and team-fanaticism is based solely on a perverse desire to goad my friends who are true sports fans (who, by the way, are not the kind of people who participate in incidents like the one I'm about… Continue reading it’s just a game
Since my last blogging, I've exchanged some emails with a few people (including the Media Center Coordinator at RV) about the book ban. Further update coming, but in the meantime, I sent this to the local BOE today: Dear Board Members, I was raised in a traditional home by parents with strong beliefs and a… Continue reading book ban update
I'm at Borders right now, engaging in my weekly writing time. Don is sitting across from me, at work on his second poem of the night. I think. He could just be looking at porn, though. Anyway, I took a break from writing a few minutes ago to head for the bathroom. On the way… Continue reading combien?
So there's a big bruhaha (brou-ha-ha? brew-haha? whatever) blowing up in the feminist and indie-arts blogospheres about Amanda Palmer's latest project with Jason Webley, promoted as Evelyn Evelyn (or the Neville Sisters). You can read the history of Evelyn Evelyn here, followed by the recap and Amanda's response to the big dramz here. Basically though,… Continue reading art, activism, feminism, and the possibly impossible coexistence thereof
Kudos to WordPress, for their excellent selection of "Possibly Related Posts." Last week, I wrote this blog entry, in which I discussed a posting in my Civil Rights class that bothered me for what I see as it's inherent racism. WordPress kindly created a single "Possibly Related Post" - and it links to this blog,… Continue reading holy what-the-f
This is turning out to be a somewhat crappy week. After a fairly sizeable mess-up at work (for which I have been properly and fairly reprimanded, but still feel awful about), I returned home yesterday to find that the kitten I am fostering this week had passed away during the day. We can only assume,… Continue reading thursday is a lemon.
I turned 30 in July, and for my birthday, my friend Don gave me a gift card to Barnes and Noble. It's a fairly common occurrence: people who don't know me that well tend to get me gift cards to book stores, as they know I like to read. People who do know me well… Continue reading BN makes me grumpy.