(Hormones have probably taken over a little, at least toward the end, but I have no way of knowing for sure, so don’t mind me. It would be nice to know when they rear their ugly heads, though, so that I could maybe enforce temporary moratoriums (moratorii?) on my blogging until they’ve passed. But even … More Happy Mercury retrograde!
Facebook is a popular critical target–the type that most people use (although that number is dropping, I think), and the type that many (including myself) grumble about but keep using anyway. I’ve been tempted throughout most of my so-far-8-year Facebook stint to leave altogether, but for some reason, I hang on, hanging in there. Actually, … More Facebook, leave me alone
Hi and welcome to the 2017 edition of the United States’ Independence Day! First, I must congratulate all of the awesome fellow bloggers who are using the correct term in their Independence Day-themed posts! Independence Day in the US is not “the 4th of July” any more than Christmas Day is “the 25th of December” … More Patriot (head)games
In writing my last post, I realized that there’s another side to this whole societal stratification thing: I inadvertently left out the ones who usually get left out of the conversation. Oops. My bad. Didn’t mean to do that. The oversight is especially surprising because this latter group is the one of which I’m a … More Stratification ~ The other side of the prologue
In my last post, I went on a little (OK, so it was a lengthy) diatribe about the stratification of society as seen through an albeit unscientific surveying-the-landscape point of view. (That last post was written in two separate writing sessions, interluded by an evening of sleep and one proper dose of Tramadol, so I … More Stratification ~ The Prologue
It seems like just yesterday that I wrote one of these posts, a roundup of various websites that I’ve found myself drawn to or otherwise visiting/bookmarking lately, which could either be fairly well-known or virtually-unknown sites. (But, in fact, it wasn’t just yesterday that I wrote Part 8 of this unintended series; it’s actually been … More Websites that rule – Part 9
It’s been entirely too long since I’ve written about books, so I figured I’d better write something, lest anyone think I stopped reading (horrors! I could never do that). Yep, my (lack of) literature discussion has nothing to do with a lack of reading. My body didn’t get the Sandman Memo last night, so since … More The early worm gets the book – Part 3: The May 2017 edition
This is a political post (*checks the top of the page to ensure that I’m posting this on the intended blog*). I don’t lean much to the right or the left, nor am I exactly in the middle; I’m sort of my own person, the type that the politicians think they can swing, and the type … More Double-standards are no standards at all
So anyway, the election is long over, any attempts at questioning its legitimacy have failed to pan out, and today is the day. It’s been decided (by whom and for what reason(s) might be up for debate). Trump is the winner, by the skin of someone else’s teeth. It’s over. Don’t blame me; I didn’t … More It’s not the end of the world
First, I need to say that it’s been a blessing so far, in that within the span of 3.5 months, I’ve met several hundred people with whom I share some otherwise-uncommon traits. And I’ve received a metric tonne of support and friendship. I’ve hooked into a whole community of very awesome people. But there’s a … More Twitter is…strange.