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Media rant: Podcasts

I accidentally started a rant about podcast recommendations to two unsuspecting friends on Twitter and realized I have a lot of thoughts and feelings about podcasts. And that I should … Continue Reading →

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How to connect with anyone

I came across this article, titled “How to immediately connect with anyone,” in my Facebook Newsfeed and gave it the old clickerooni. Because, although I am a standoffish introvert INTJ … Continue Reading →

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Browser Tab Bingo Update

I have roughly a thousand blog posts drafted but can’t mustard the energy to finish any of them for some reason. So I thought a quick game of Browser Tab … Continue Reading →

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Instant boost

Sometimes I just need a break from news. And also people. And news about people. And how shitty they are. You know? Like, I’m scared to go on Facebook anymore … Continue Reading →


Pacific Northwest Thanksgiving: Vancouver

We’ve come to part three, the final leg of our Thanksgiving tour of the Pacific Northwest. I don’t know why I have such a strong impulse to say we. You’re … Continue Reading →

Chihuly Garden and Glass and Space Needle

Pacific Northwest Thanksgiving: Seattle

If you’re just joining us, we (that’s the royal we) are recounting a Pacific Northwest trip taken over Thanksgiving week last year (2014). After bumming around Portland and the Willamette … Continue Reading →

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Pacific Northwest Thanksgiving: Portland and the Willamette Valley

Last fall we took a look at our calendars and decided that going home for both Christmas AND Thanksgiving would be a little too much for us, but we didn’t … Continue Reading →

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Spooky clip show

Halloweek is upon us, but because I won’t really have the chance to dress up this year (because someone very awesome and important is getting married that day), the all-consuming … Continue Reading →

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How dare you

A friend shared the following post on Facebook, pointing out how unnecessarily judgmental and dumb the author was: Saying Your Dog Is Your “Baby” Is an Insult to Moms Everywhere … Continue Reading →


Patty the dog

One evening after work, I stopped by PetCo for the usual run of dog and/or cat food (Wet. For mature kitties. Chunks and gravy NOT minced, so help you.) As … Continue Reading →