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Tag Archive: Personal Responsibility

Sep 07 2012

Take Care, Jen.

It was with a combination of rage and helplessness that I read Jen McCreight’s post about how she’s taking a prolonged break from blogging. There was some sadness too, but above all else was anger and disgust. Well, and there was a good bit of relief that she’s taking time to care for herself.

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Aug 09 2012

Glasses to Blur Out the Wimminz

Blurry Photo

Or alternatively, Fuzzy Glasses, Fuzzy Logic. It’s August and as far as I know there’s only one April Fool’s Day every year. Right? RIGHT? I went to Google to see if this “Associated Press” article that I saw on Twitter was real (Ohhhh… you say you’re <air quotes>Associated Press</air quotes> Sure ya are. Got ID?), …

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Apr 18 2012

Owning my atheism. Well, next time.

Last night I met one of my neighbors and ended up giving him a ride to his AA/NA meeting. I don’t know this guy well, and probably won’t run into him very often in the future (living in a city means you have lots of neighbors). When we were driving over he told me that …

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Nov 14 2011

Jury Duty

So, I pulled jury duty for Hennepin Country, and today I’m starting a two-week term of service. I was originally on the call-in list, but I guess Hennepin County is feeling a might criminally and civil complainty this month because our group was called in on Day 1. Now we’re no longer on the call-in …

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Nov 04 2011

Delta Airs Anti-Vax Advertisement

I haz a sad. I like flying Delta. There’s a huge hub here in Minneapolis. I have the Delta SkyMiles card so I can rack up points and fly places for free (well, freeish, but that’s another post), and I’ve generally had very good experiences on Delta flights. So, I was sad when I saw …

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Oct 19 2011

Time for your flu shot!

I got my flu shot yesterday. Have you gotten yours yet? This time of the year is becoming a bit of an annual tradition for the Biodork blog: The posting of Dr. Mark Crislip’s A Budget of Dumb Asses. Dr. Crislip wrote A Budget of Dumb Asses to answer some of the most popular excuses that …

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May 18 2011

Boston SlutWalk 2011

I am very, very excited to introduce a guest post by Jo O. All words and photos are hers, and have not been edited from her original submission. For more of Jo’s photos from the Boston SlutWalk, please visit her BostonSlut Walk set on Flickr. ******************* Last Saturday I attended the Boston SlutWalk, one of …

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Feb 17 2011

Should We Allow a Leap of Faith?

Bad UFOs: Skepticism, UFOs, and The Universe posted last week about a gentleman’s decision to make a leap of faith. A literal leap of faith. From this rock formation: Image source On December 21, 2012 Mr. Peter Gersten plans to hurl himself off of Bell Rock in Sedona, AZ. It is his belief that a …

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Dec 09 2010

Merging Traffic

Today I would like to discuss merging traffic. I think that when two lanes merge together on a highway, people should be adults – take turns, watch the road, adjust speed accordingly so that everyone is able to make a smooooth transition without causing traffic to halt.   Yeah, right.  So here’s the situation: There’s an …

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Sep 22 2010

Best PSA ever

I dare you not to choke up – I double dog dare you. Thanks to Toward a Moral Life for introducing me to this video.

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