Archive for December, 2007

Dec 28 2007

States I’ve Visited

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WoDM reminded me yesterday of these visited state sites, where they’ll color in a map of the US based on where you’ve been. It’s possible I stepped into Rhode Island on my trip to Boston, but I don’t remember, so we’re holding steady at 28. create your own visited states My rules for the states […]

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Dec 26 2007

Profanity

Published by under Rants

Let’s talk about swearing. I read this article this morning, discussing the actions of some distraught Bostonians that are fed up with people swearing within earshot. That’s not really the problem, though. The problem is this paragraph: They [signs discouraging profanity] are a sign of the times – of a culture of crassness that’s been […]

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Dec 20 2007

Jamie Lynn Spears

Published by under Health,Rants

I don’t often discuss entertainment news, but this piece of news is particularly enlightening on several levels. I’m linking to a Washington Post article where the author brings up two points that I also thought of while reading the many news postings yesterday about Jamie Lynn Spears pregnancy at sixteen. One – the fact that […]

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Dec 20 2007

The New Year

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haha, it’s funny. Seriously, though, it started me thinking about the practice of new years resolutions. Nearly every culture and most religions, have a specific new years celebration -think Chinese New Year, Rosh Hashanah, Easter (for all intents and purposes). It’s a way to look back seriously on the year past, and to look forward […]

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Dec 18 2007

A Novel Idea

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Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about my resistance to identify as a part of any particular group. This isn’t just strictly to piss off a society. It’s a maneuver that allows me to avoid people who use those identifications as a means of ultimately dismissing anything you say. This is why I’m an enormous […]

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