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Category Archive: Doing Good

Mar 27 2014

Bowl-a-thon Updates

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The bowl-a-thon for ProChoice Resources was so much fun. Personally I (and you all) raised $150. ProChoice Resources raised $81,959. That’s what I’d call a damn good start. The fundraiser was 80s-themed, so the entire night was filled with throwback music videos that had most of the bowlers screaming “Ahhhhh! Do you remember this song!!!???” …

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Mar 20 2014

Domestic Goddess

Me ironing and giving the camera the finger

On Monday night my teammate and I were making our shirts for tonight’s Pro-Choice Resources bowl-a-thon. While I was ironing, she ordered me to give her my best Domestic Goddess pose: Today is the LAST DAY to donate to my bowl-a-thon fundraising website. Please, please, pretty please consider donating some money to this incredible group. …

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Mar 12 2014

Satan Makes You Stand

Today I was introduced to a lovely, quirky series called Adult Wednesday Addams. In honor of National Abortion Provider’s Day, which was on Monday – and because I just really want to share it with you – please enjoy Episode Six of Adult Wednesday Addams: Planned Parenthood. Also, something really, really, really exciting happened on …

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Mar 04 2014

Pro-Choice Resources Fundraiser

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I may have mentioned once or twice that I feel quite strongly about safe and legal access to abortion. Heh. I blog about reproductive choice, access to birth control, and the benefits of sex education. I’ve held online panels about the lies that abortion-restriction proponents tell. I clinic escort. I donate to abortion funds and …

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Jul 30 2013

Pathfinders Project – Support Ben!

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I’ve had a chance to meet and work with Ben Sweatervest at several secular and skeptical conferences. He is a passionate, optimistic and forward-thinking Whovian humanist, and all-around awesomesauce person. And he needs your help. Specifically, yer monies. Image shows Ben Sweatervest posing with his Staff/Speaker Skeptech 2013 badge and a huge smile. Ben has committed …

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Apr 25 2013

Dining Out for Life 2013

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A bright and early good morning from Victor’s 1959 Cafe! Aside from my love of fried plantains, I’m out with two of my best friends, the Hubby and Courtney, for the annual fundraiser, Dining Out for Life. Dining Out for Life: Dine Out, Fight AIDS! I’ve been to several of the Dining Out for Life …

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Dec 01 2012

JT and JTs Videogameathonapalooza!

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The first game system I played was the Atari 2600. I have memories of playing E.T., Berzerk, Pitfall, Asteroid, Space-Invaders, Frogger and DigDug.  I still remember the pain of Atari Thumb. Breakout was my favorite game for a long time. Remember this bad boy? And unlike some of the other games, this one used the …

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Nov 03 2012

Skepticon Needs HALP!

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I went to Skepticon 3 back in 2010 and had a blast. It was one of the first large skepticism conferences that I had attended, and the speaker lineup was intense! BTW, that link will send you to the SK3 media page, where you can watch videos of any or all of the talks from that …

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Sep 17 2012

Weekend Report

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I was hoping to get a lot of writing done this weekend because there is SO MUCH TO WRITE ABOUT! I got exactly zero writing done, but looking back on my weekend, it turns out I did some pretty cool stuff. Friday night was supposed to be a night of relaxing and hanging out with …

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Aug 14 2012

New Faces

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Three things this today: Minnesota State Primaries If you live in Minnesota you have an opportunity to participate in the State Primary. The biggies on the ballot are US Representative and US Senator. There were also school board and judicial nominations on my particular ballot. Another Thank You Thank you to a new Kiva lending …

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