To me, the only thing worse than dressing up for Halloween is being the only person at the party not dressed up for Halloween. :) I have always hated Halloween. Well, not always. But since I was 13 and too old for trick-or-treating and too awkward for “adult” costumes but too old for kid costumes. And I still feel too awkward or too old. Which might add to the problem.
Drug War in Mexico Claims New Casualties: Teachers →
My post at GAB.
No 5K for me
So I’m running today, and I get to 1.5 miles and I realize I’m miserable. I mean, I had this lingering feeling of misery throughout the whole thing, every time I would run, but today I was miserable. I wanted to cry, I felt like I was going to throw up, my lungs hurt from the cold (and I couldn’t breathe properly all week because of last week’s run in the cold), and I...
GAB Book Club: Vote for our first book →
But the problem with battling yourself is that even if you win, you lose.– Caitlin Moran, How To Be a Woman
You know what they say about a girl in jeans...
shitmystudentswrite: Many people would not call themselves a feminist for being defined as the stereotypical jean wearing lesbian radical.
Book Review: Follow My Lead by Carol Quinn →
Check out my book review of *Follow My Lead* by Carol Quinn. If you want to buy it, you can buy it through the link at the top of the post, and all proceeds go to the Naperville Area Humane Society, where my husband and I adopted our dog, Penny!
Doing Fewer Things Better →
I have been struck with the notion that I’m doing too much. Writing here, writing at GAB, doing admin tasks for GAB, trying to get articles published, trying to make some extra money so we can buy…
Just read Helen Simpson’s “Night Thoughts” in the summer issue of Ms. Magazine and loved it. And first glance (I had heard about the story on NPR when it was first published in Granta), I was unimpressed at the premise: a man lies awake at night worrying about his heartless wife and how he’s doing raising a family and keeping his job. In short, it’s a man worrying...
Aloha, babes & bros.
shitmystudentswrite: Are you ready to surf the ‘waves’ of feminism? Hahahahahahaha
GAB Book Club! →
Come join! It’ll be fun!
Becoming Interdependent (Or, Our Anniversary) →
“Oh my gosh, a year ago you got married! Can you even believe it’s been a year?” I’ve been hearing this a lot lately, and, honestly, I can absolutely believe it’s been a year. Looking back, time…
We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry...– Dead Poets Society (via bookmania)
Guest Post: Defying Social Norms II: Little Boxes... →
This is a guest post by the awesome Stephanie Farrell. You might remember her from this post previously. And now she’s back, being even more awesome. Yay! The grass at our house had gotten way too…
Our Anniversary is Coming Up! →
I just wrote and scheduled my post about our anniversary. Yay! It’s only a week away. And, as a nice early anniversary present, our picture is on A Practical Wedding’s anniversary post today! Yay!