Category Archives: rude rants

proving our relevance

So it’s probably been a while since the latest article hit an important newspaper, where some rich guy questions the relevance of libraries, and how libraries are trying to ‘prove’ their relevance to the public by offering ‘grasping’ services like dvds, public … Continue reading

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my depression sucks but its mine to choose

Part 2 of Many From my last post, I might have made it sound like I’m totally standing up for my health and I have the perfect care providers and everything’s all honky dory. Sorry if I gave you that impression. … Continue reading

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perfectly progressive: a rant about tense

A pet peeve of mine: seeing extra had’s and was’s peppering stories. Now, I’m not so arrogant as to think that throwing my opinion around on this topic will somehow change the internet, make these questions stop popping up on … Continue reading

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my depression sucks but doctors suck worse

Part 1 of Many Happy Mental Health Day! I’ve been meaning to write about some of my experiences with depression, and since today is Mental Health Day, it seemed a good a time as any. Depression and mental illness are … Continue reading

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taking a stand

I stand with Planned Parenthood. I haven’t always. When I was in high school and in college, I was firmly in ‘the other camp’. I won’t dwell on that here. The point is, people change. With the recent attempts to … Continue reading

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competition between women: boardwalk empire edition

I might perpetually be a bit late to the party, but this week we’ve been watching Boardwalk Empire. I have thoughts, of course. Season 1, Episode 4: Anastasia. There’s an unspoken competition going on between two female characters. Spoilers will abound, … Continue reading

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review: write your novel in a month

review: write your novel in a month. I wish I could give this book all-around marks, but some ignorant, poorly-executed comments made this book hard to read.

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