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This Groundhog’s Day

I’ve been keeping to myself in a very unhealthy, bitter way lately. I’m battling a major depression and I think starting to pull out of it, but that’s not what I want to talk about. I’m a person who needs to believe that there is a purpose in life, even if I don’t believe in […]

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My new kitten and her Very Bad Habit(s)

Part 2 She chewed through my phone cord, so I’ve been without internet all day. I finally borrowed a phone cord from the neighbor. She runs at the desk chair and takes a flying leap at the back of it, then proceeds to spin around in circles. She has stopped sucking my ear, but now […]

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Dear Elaine

Please folks, I know this is a loaded issue, but please no more comments suggesting Elaine cause harm to herself. And if you do go to her site, please be respectful. I don’t want to have to put all comments on moderation, and I really don’t want to have to edit any comments, but if […]

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Wow, look at you

First off, thanks to everybody for their concern about my Wayward Eldest Daughter issue. I kind of feel bad about plastering her mug all over internet, but she and the Skeptical Youngest are rather used to it by now. Kat knows I show off her picture to show how sweet she looks, so that you […]

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In which wayward eldest daughter gets caught

In which wayward eldest daughter gets caught

image description: a very pretty girl with an L.A. cap, a pierced nose, a black tank top, luminous hazel eyes, and lots of freckles, is looking straight at the camera. Behind her are various people on the Venice boardwalk, including a couple of women with a child in a stroller. This is Wayward Eldest Daughter […]

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2008

This year I’ll celebrate 3 years of blogging. I ended 2007 laughing my ass off with Ashanti, both of us playing World of Warcraft and chasing some guy making choo choo train noises at him til he ran away. I started 2007 in the hospital. I thought that was an omen, and at first it […]

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A Katy Jones link round-up

Let’s start off with Kay at The Gimp Parade: Katie Jones is a second-grader in Lake County, Illinois, who has severe cerebral palsy and whose parents have sent her to school with a DNR order (Do Not Resuscitate) prominently attached to the back of her wheelchair. Taking that much at face value, the implications for […]

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AFK

I got World of Warcraft for Christmas. If you don’t see much of me for a while, that’s why.

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The best present ever

The best present ever

This news that made me happy. Another story that has been posted all over, so here are the links you should check out for the best coverage: Nezua Lakota Secede from United States of America I GUESS THIS MEANS the Presidential Candidates don’t need to do quite as much campaigning in the Northern plains area […]

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To all my sisters on welfare*

*Edited to add this observation from Shannon: A long time ago, a rabbi said that those who are last will be first. I think he meant those who are last in your hearts will be first in heaven. The single mother who buys hot chips for her kids with food stamps, the illegal immigrant who […]

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