Monthly Archives: March 2006

The Shaving Feminist

I am a feminist. I shave various areas of my body on a weekly basis. To many, these two facts would seem to be incompatible. Isn’t shaving giving in to The Will Of The Patriarchy(tm)? Doesn’t it remove evidence that … Continue reading


Canrival of Feminists!

Carnival of Feminists XI has been up for a while now, but I’m slow sometimes.I think my favorite links from this one are: Two takes on a new anti-rape campaign: one somewhat in favor and one pretty pissed off. I … Continue reading

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More whining

One of the things that really annoys me about fibromyalgia is that finding the right meds at the right dose is more of an art than a science. For example, the med I take for my fibro is Cymbalta. I … Continue reading


The Circle Within

by Dianne Sylvan “The Circle Within” is a book to help the reader explore his/her religious beliefs and develop a detailed, customized daily Wiccan tradition. Sylvan emphasizes the importance of having a daily practice that works for you, rather than … Continue reading

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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubne Wow, this book is awesome. You wouldn’t think that a piece on economics would be a page turner, but this one is. I will write about it more thoroughly when I’m done, … Continue reading

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So, it’s Discardia. And it’s spring. That means… time for spring cleaning! My roommate and I cleaned out our garage over the weekend. It went from being so packed with crap that you could barely walk from the front to … Continue reading

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Man! I got to go curling as an offsite from work yesterday. Photos here, courtesy of Earthdog. Curling is a lot harder than it looks. I only fell down twice, but that was because I was being really, really careful. … Continue reading


Poem: Male Privilege

I ran across this poem today in my blog reading, and had to save it for posterity. Note: I strongly suspect that most of my male readers are aware of male privilege and are not misogynist assholes. This poem is … Continue reading

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Bumper stickers for liberals

I like these. Here. Favorite: “If you want your religion taken seriously, stop treating it like fandom.” and here. Favorite: “The next person to ask ‘so when are you having kids?’ gets strangled with a tampon”

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Spread the word!

Native American tribal leader tells SD governor where to stick his forced-birth law I am definitely making a donation toward this. Go Ms. Fire Thunder!!!

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