Monthly Archives: July 2012

Flowers that smell like summer

I really enjoy gardening.  I’m not especially good at it, but it’s fun anyway.   Some of the things that have successfully lived here are cacti.  We live in a place where some cacti will grow outdoors and be happy all year; … Continue reading

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Some A**hat with a Gun. Again.

This past Thursday night/Friday morning saw many theaters across the US offering midnight showings of The Dark Knight Rises. It’s the latest Batman movie. We’re not huge Batman fans here (although one of us is partial to the new Batwoman … Continue reading

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Hair or No Hair. Still Beautiful.

A few weeks ago, Amanda Palmer linked to this advertisement for a waxing salon. Not even considering the hellish creepiness of having anybody waxing a child, this really bothered me. Fun fact: the model in the ad looks roughly the … Continue reading

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The Desperate Kingdom of Anxiety

For the past few days (okay, 5 1/2), we’ve been without internet or wi-fi. Long story involving getting high-speed internet connections and our, um, fabulous ISP. I had no idea how much all of us relied on our friends on … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Music: Pale Blue Dot

Not “music”, technically, but something that makes me tear up like very little else.

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