Night sweats woke me up before my dawn alarm, so I stripped off my soaked clothing and draped it over my bike before crawling back into the bivy on top of my sleeping bag. Sometime later I awoke in a fit of coughing, burst out of the bivy and stumbled barefoot through prickly bushes to vomit. Show More Summary
The above image is satire. I created it because… I am on a community food listserv (Comfood). I am also on my community Critical Race and Food Studies list serv. The other day, I sent an email to the wrong listerv (the Comfood one). On July 24th 2015 I wrote: Good morning, I was wondering…
I get really frustrated when I read productivity articles. How to do more in your workday, how to hustle and work 14 hour days without burning out, the twelve apps you should use to automate your work life… enough. Here’s the backstory: I’ve been in the workforce for 21 years now. I’ve managed teams since […]
They were engaged within three weeks of talking on the phone. Their marriage almost ended in the beginning, but this is how they made it through. — Sometimes in life, things unexpectedly work out. My wife and I have been Married 7 ½ years, and it was like most marriages in the beginning–it was tough. Show More Summary
This summer is proving to be a season when some of my academic projects are coming out. Earlier this month, Islamic Africa published an article I wrote about figures I call “mainstream Salafis” in Nigeria – i.e., shaykhs who do … Continue reading ?
Rob Azevedo says those other parents are wrong: His sweet, precious daughter will never shut him down. Or out. The post My 13-Year-Old Will Be Different…No Great Divide in My House, Right? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
During one of my first online dating experiences, a guy who had contacted me found out that I was a lawyer, emailed, “I don’t date lawyers,” and disappeared. I tried questioning why this was and even pleaded with him to reconsider. I never got a response.
A Redditor asks: My SaaS product is done. We have a customer who we reached out to locally. I’ve got a freelance writer (via Reddit!) who is working on creating an email course to educate and inform potential customers. Until that is done there is nowhere for me to collect email addresses and start warming them up. Show More Summary
…um cycling. Inspired by the TdF riders, or perhaps my desire to actually lose weight I have been on my bike the last three days, riding 26 miles, 31 miles, and 25 miles respectively. While it has felt really good to be out riding again the humidity has posed some challenges. Right now I am […]
I saw you on CBS Sunday Morning and I was drawn in with your genuine and feeling words. My living room is usually silent with only my husband and myself, but yesterday morning our visiting adult kids were wondering why CBS was on—and why there was so much talk about sex. Show More Summary
I must admit that when Amy Winehouse broke out onto the music scene in 2007, I was going through my own shtstorm so to speak, healthwise. I was blogging up a storm, but my nerve damage/abdomen tear never seemed to give me a minute of peace. Show More Summary
In a thread this morning, esteemed commenter Amir Khalid pointed out a very stupid comment made by former TX Governor Rick Perry on the most recent theater shooting: “These concepts of gun-free zones are a bad idea. I think that youShow More Summary
Coat check girl: Last night Michael came in my eye and it was all puffy and red.Stripper: Why did he do that?Coat check: He said he didn’t mean it. Usually he goes for my nostrils or my ear. We couldn’t go out for dinner for two hours until it died down.Stripper: Wow.–Strip ClubOverheard by: rory
Four years ago, my daughter Alice was coasting through school on the parts she did like (words) and charming her way out of the bits she hated (numbers). For numerous reasons—some logical, some a little naive—my partner Daniel and I decided to try a year of homeschooling. Show More Summary
I wouldn't break out my dancing shoes quite yet, but The House will not vote on a multi-year Senate highway bill that revives the now-expired Export-Import Bank, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Monday. ?We?re not taking up the...
Here's my thing about eye rollers: As much as I enjoy mascara and liquid eyeliner and all that good stuff, I'm weird about putting anything near my eyes. More » The Gloss Investigates: Do De-Puffing Eye Rollers Actually Work? Check Out Our Before And After is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Show More Summary
The inspiration for this post came from a conversation with my sister. We were talking about the influence Fox News and the right wing conservatives have on the voters. As my sister pointed out, millions of dollars are constantly being poured in to advertising to promote a very specific message that appeals to a group [...]Show More Summary
At Sandra Bland's funeral this past weekend, her mother spoke and said, "I'm telling you that my baby did not take herself out."
It's not often that I set my alarm on a Sunday, but when there is an opportunity to check out some new toys before they arrive on the market, I have been known to be motivated enough to drag myself out of bed. I've been eager to seeShow More Summary
Hello, True Detective fans! Did you watch last night's episode? If so, you may agree that this show is now 100 percent UNINTENTIONALLY HILARIOUS. And therefore? I LOVE IT! Check out my spoiler-filled recap after the jump, and as always, I adore your opinions as well. Show More Summary