Archive for January, 2008

Another Dancing Monkey Bites the Dust…

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

I haven’t written in a couple of days because I’ve had a few things weighing pretty heavily on my mind. The death of Heath Ledger, for one thing, has been particularly depressing. … Did any of you believe that? Even for a second? Can any one of you honestly picture me crying over the death […]

Willpower

Monday, January 14th, 2008

Husband:  If you two can make it all the way home without using any swear words, I’ll give you each $5. Stepdaughter: Deal! Stepson: I don’t want to play that fucking game.

Do Me a Favor and Leave Kate Harding Alone

Sunday, January 13th, 2008

Yes. I know. So you can all quit freaking out about it because I’ve already read it. And yes, I am well aware that in Kate Harding’s rebuttal to my article* about the Fat Acceptance Movement, she originally credited my comments to a mysterious commenter with very masculine sounding name. I do not doubt for […]

A Vote for Hillary is a Vote Against Feminism

Friday, January 11th, 2008

Yesterday, my brother told me he was hoping to vote for Hillary Clinton. When I asked him why, he responded, “I just want to vote for a woman president.” Ugh. It seems to me that all Hillary supporters have this mindset. They don’t give a rat’s ass about her policies. They just want to, in […]

Marriage is a Series of Peaks and Valleys

Thursday, January 10th, 2008

I went hiking today and on my way home, I decided to stop by a gas station and grab myself a bottle of diet pepsi. In the middle of the afternoon, during the week, is typically a very slow time for a gas station and today was no exception. When I walked in, the gas […]