21. Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins This is the 2nd in the Hunger Games trilogy and it isn't quite as strong as the first, but it expands on the universe that allowed the first one to happen. Weirdly, I had more suspension of disbelief issues with this one than I did with the other two …
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Jan 25 2011
A woman lied about her address so that her kids could go to a different school. This happens all the time. I know, because my parents did it. They said I lived at rental property they owned so that I could go to the best public school in town. Is it legal? Not really. Is …
Jan 03 2011
http://2011.bloggi.es/ you should nominate me and shethought.com for bloggies! (Best secret, topical, and writing/best community, best new)
Jan 02 2011
The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 79,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at …
Dec 06 2010
I think this is accurate, it’s all a bit complicated and weird.
Nov 07 2010
Bishop Gene Robinson, the first openly non-celibate gay bishop of the Episcopal Church is going to retire early because of the non-stop death threats he continues to get from Christians. You know, there are always calls for Muslims to speak up against terrorism, but I’d like some Christians to publicly come out supporting the Bishop …
Aug 17 2010
I can update my page from my phone. Holy crap! Sadly, the ninth circuit has stayed walker’s decision meaning that the soonest the gays can marry will be december. Always sad when progress is slow.
Jul 21 2010
Why don’t we get a summer break? Doesn’t the world know that people need breaks? Doesn’t the world know that people burn out spending 50 hours a week doing some job in some office?
Feb 11 2010
I am not, generally, a fashion person. I mean, I enjoy a pretty dress and Project Runway as much as the next person, but I am generally way more interested in costumes than I am in fashion. Hence my love for Alexander McQueen. Who has killed himself at the age of 40, only a few …
Oct 22 2009
I put absolutely no stock in interpreting dreams to mean something. Except I can’t help but try to interpret them anyway. It’s like Christopher Hitchen’s — he doesn’t believe in horoscopes but he can’t help but feel a jolt of excitement when he reads one that says he’ll meet a girl. I have a recurring …