Category Archives: Stuff I Didn’t Know Before

Auntie Em (You Witch)

From what I understand, a lot of kids have an imaginary friend at some point in their lives. I don’t know how long they usually last or how vivid the imagination is, or, you know, if the kids aren’t just … Continue reading

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Thigh Champ

Although most reminders of my age are met with a resigned “goddammit,” there are times when I realize that I’m glad to be in my 30s, or really, when I’m glad I’m not young enough to be stupid by default … Continue reading

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Medivacation

I’m home again after taking part in the greatest wedding of all time, and like any really cool person, I’m super excited to hang out with the cats and take a shit in my own house. The two aren’t mutually … Continue reading

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I Bag of You

Seattle is largely a city of transplants. Well, the city is, anyway. The suburbs (particularly the ones to the south of the city) contain more area natives, which makes sense because buying in the suburbs is the only way a … Continue reading

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Changes

You know how when you’re younger and everybody older than you tells you that you’ll be a whole different person when you grow up, and you scoff and secretly think they don’t know anything because of course you’ll be the … Continue reading

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Hypercat

I started my new job this week, and although it’s only been three days, it seems like the kind of place where I can do well and get along with my coworkers. It helps that I’m the youngest person there … Continue reading

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The Ice Solution

Although I almost always begin with the best of intentions, I’m usually derailed fairly early, which is why I so often throw up my hands and say “fuck it” or “of course it’s fucked” or “why wouldn’t it be fucked?” … Continue reading

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Bury Me Deep

I’m still running on a fuckton of nervous energy, in case you were wondering, the kind that wakes me up in the morning (and several times in the middle of the night) and leaves me prone to bouts of dizzy … Continue reading

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It’s a Beautiful Day for the Zombie Apocalypse

Everyone! I did it! I did my first 5K yesterday! It was hard and dusty and filthy and we were pursued by zombies, and today I hurt too bad to move very much! The weather was beautiful! I got a … Continue reading

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