Month: June 2006

Up, Up and Away

My Feminist Hackles, That Is.I have had it with superhero movies. I know I’ve floated this theme before, so forgive me if I repeat myself, but how does Hollywood keep getting away with portraying females in action films in such an unflattering light? I don’t mean unattractive, because yeah, that woman standing around screaming while …

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I Think I’ll Pass

Little kids are fascinated by my single status. Especially little girls, which is sad, because when I was little I don’t recall giving a fig who was married to whom, and if or why not they ever would be married; I took adults as they came. So I don’t see why little girls should feel …

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Dead People Are Scary

Today it happened that, after about ten minutes of link jumping, I came upon a site called rotten.com (which I will not link, for reasons that will become rapidly apparent), which achieved fame as the source of the evergreen barfing-pumpkin photo that inevitably appears in my inbox in the weeks preceding Halloween. It turns out …

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Vac You

Happy Birthday to my oldest sister Jen, who is the only family member (that I know of) who reads this. Have a happy one, and move back to MI so I can see the bebbies at my convenience, mmm-kay? I have to vacuum the apartment tonight, and I am dreading it. I hate most household …

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