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On Misguided Compliments

Tonight (with the caveat that I am playing with the post scheduler, so the “tonight” that I’m writing is not the same as the “tonight” when people are reading) I attended a class at my yoga studio for the first

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Today’s Typo

I received a letter today from my university’s development fund asking for a donation. Despite my grammarphilia, deviations from “correct” grammar in casual writing or speech generally don’t bother me. However, when one is writing as both an employee and

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Thoughts on a Word: Tori

(Yes, I realize how self-involved this post is. I don’t really consider it a “great truth of life” type of post. More like a personal pet peeve.) Recently, I had a visiting consultant come to my room, armed with some

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Last call for blog carnival!

I don’t mean that today is the last time you can decide you’re participating, but it will be the last time I announce it. The Domestic Violence Awareness Month Blog Carnival is going live October 29th. If you have a

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Triggering Talk & Staircase Wit

This post and the video in it include some body policing statements that, on bad days, I find triggering. Others might as well. I recently saw Joy Nash’s Fat Rant 3: Staircase Wit — basically thinking of the perfect response

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Banned Books Week, Masturbation, and Deenie

As you can probably surmise by the title, this post discusses masturbation. Deenie didn’t make me masturbate. That is important to know, right up front, even before knowing what this post is about. For folks who didn’t know, the American

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Thoughts on a Word: Power

Last period, last question. Unexpectedly, the bell rings early. (WTF, PA system? The one time we hear the bell is the time it’s not supposed to ring.) Twenty-six students get up to leave. I say, “We’re not finished yet.” Twenty-six

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