Monthly Archives: December 2009

Death By Literacy III

Like I said, I’m writing another Reading List of <Insert Year Here>.  I didn’t read as much this year as I did in 2008, which is surprising considering I was unemployed for so long.  I guess that time was spent … Continue reading

Posted in Bookish, Nerd It Up

The Story of S

There’s this person I know whom I’ll call S.  I won’t say how I know her (even though some of you will figure it out in, like, a second), but I will say that I’ve known her for a very … Continue reading

Posted in I Just Can't, Stuff I Didn't Know Before, WTF

Sort of Fine in 2009

I thought I’d get a jump on the whole “year in review” blog that everyone seems to post around this time of year.  Now is as good of a time as any.  I’m sitting on the couch, the Jewish apple … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Nicholas Was

In this time of mass texts and misspelled “merry xMas!!1!” Facebook stasuses (statusii?), I wanted to share some holiday cheer with a story I liked immediately and that still gives me a special Yuletide chill.  From Neil Gaiman, one of … Continue reading

Posted in Bookish, I Heart, Writing

Cinnamon With An S

It’s only Wednesday. Think about that.  It’s only Wednesday.  It feels like it should be Friday, or maybe a more brutal day, like a day popped up after Friday and still isn’t part of the weekend.  All my shopping was … Continue reading

Posted in Little Corner of Moron, Nerd It Up | 1 Comment

Good Fer

It’s so awesome when you realize that there are a whole lot of great bookmarked sites that for some reason (ahem, soul-crushing work schedule) you haven’t been reading lately, and then you get to go back and read through several … Continue reading

Posted in I Just Can't, Letters to My Younger Self, Nerd It Up, WTF

The Time Facebook Stole My Dignity

Today marked the…oh, I don’t know, millionth time I’ve tried to restrain myself from getting into an argument via Facebook thread.  Today also marked the first time that I failed.  I’m not one of those people who enjoys smacking people … Continue reading

Posted in Everyone Else Is An Idiot, I Just Can't, Nerd It Up, The Internet is My Boyfriend

Me First

Starting January 1st, I will have one hell of a Wednesday.  To understand my future Wednesdays, let’s start with Tuesdays.  Actually, let’s start with Mondays. On Mondays, I have to wake up at 5:30am.  I have to do this because … Continue reading

Posted in Paychecks Are Important


I admit it.  I have some Facebook “friends” with whom I haven’t spoken since high school.  I only sought out a few of them, but the rest found me.  And…they weren’t jerks back then, we talked occasionally, so sure, I … Continue reading

Posted in Everyone Else Is An Idiot, I Hate, I Just Can't, Stuff I Didn't Know Before

The Stinky Kids

I was reading a Salon article the other day about how Facebook made a woman feel like not so much of a loser anymore.  She used it to re-connect with her grade school torturers and learned the happy lesson that … Continue reading

Posted in Letters to My Younger Self, Nerd It Up