Tag Archives: the lies we tell ourselves

Taking It Less Than Well

On Tuesday, Prime and I were going to take in a Brewers game, as we had tickets. However, the best laid plans of Bots and flesh creatures can, and often do, go awry. That happened during the afternoon. The plans … Continue reading

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Words Matter

Libby Anne has a great post on spanking. It deals with the idea of defending the practice and how problematic that can be. I highly recommend you read it; it’s a great post. But it shouldn’t be a debate at all because it’s founded … Continue reading

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Wagging the Dog

There’s been debate as of late in regards to temperament testing in animal shelters, as to whether or not this is a good idea or even necessary. Then there’s this: The exercise purports to evaluate “resource guarding” — how viciously a … Continue reading

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These Are the Things that Make Me Want to Quit the World

This was found via Friendly Atheist: BYU-Idaho Wanted to Know Why a Student Dropped Out, So She Told Them the Truth. So why didn’t she go back? Well, she had her reasons: Your survey didn’t let me log in, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Cutting the Strings

It was like a dream; after all those years of pleading, I was finally able to go to Disney World. Finally, I was able to wander the streets of the Disney-MGM Studios, finally I was able to get pictures of … Continue reading

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This Happened

The Grand Nagus won’t allow transgender people to serve in the military. So much for his being an ally. But then again, he hasn’t kept any of his promises so why start now? I’m livid. I’m past livid. Not simply because … Continue reading

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Minding the Gap

Last night, I called my mother, so I could work on getting a copy of my birth certificate. Now, I did have one of my own but due to circumstances beyond my control, I lost it. Yes, it irritated the … Continue reading

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