Category Archives: Stuff I Didn’t Know Before

The Very Big One

If you live in Seattle, you’ve probably read that New Yorker article about the probability of a cataclysmic earthquake striking the (ultra-sexy-sounding) Cascadian subduction zone and obliterating our corner of the Pacific Northwest. If you haven’t read it yet, I’ll … Continue reading

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Me, You, and the Grisly Deaths of Everyone Who Came Before Us

I recently started watching a show called “Who Do You Think You Are?” and by started watching, I mean that I’ve seen it while skipping through channels two weeks in a row so I’ve stopped to watch it. It’s not … Continue reading

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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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Ass Beat

As far as anyone can call everyone you know on Facebook a “friend,” then I’ll unfriend people for a lot of things. Saying something racist? That’s an unfriending. Having dumbass political views? That’s an unfriending. Continue whining about the same … 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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