Maybe Doing It Wrong But Doing It Anyway: Talking About Racism

November 25, 2014
Talk About it

While my six year old was home recuperating from her recent tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy, her classmates drew her cards and wrote little notes, wishing her well. Remmy’s teacher and I arranged a FaceTime session with her classroom, and the phone was passed around the room so her classmates could say hello. The phone stopped in front of […]

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I’m Gonna Need a Few Band-Aids

November 24, 2014
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I’m wary of any membership-based business that requires me to give them money every month and then requires four phone calls or the usage of stamps or faxing a signature (no one should be faxing) or donating vials of blood to stop being a member. Costco gives me vats of mayonnaise and we only have […]

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This is How I Feel, Volume 73

November 21, 2014
This is How I Feel, Volume 73

If you’re new here (hello!), This is How I Feel happens on Fridays, reflecting my deep, deep love of GIFs and dumb captions. ___________________________________ Backing my friend up in an online argument. #rideordie ___________________________________ On a conference call with a few people and we can totally tell that the other party is in the bathroom and forgot to […]

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Parenting Like a Jetson

November 19, 2014
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We’re officially two weeks out from the day that Remmy said adios to her tonsils and adenoids. While it was nerve-wracking, for sure, I couldn’t have asked for a better recovery or a more optimistic six year old. Your advice was fantastic and incredibly helpful, and while the past two weeks haven’t been super productive (I […]

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Short Reviews of Books I’ve Read This Year, Part 1

November 18, 2014
Short Reviews of Things I

I made it a goal to read more this year. I always like discovering what my friends and colleagues are reading and adding them to my “to read” list. My site is an Amazon affiliate, where the prices are pretty competitive, but let me shout out your local library and my favorite place to never find a comfy […]

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