Chicago thinking about LGBT high school. Good idea?

Are GLBT schools are good idea? ...more

I have been reading more

When, Oh When, Will I Have Sex Again???

I gotta tell ya, my sexual peak has pretty much been a bust. It's not that it hasn't happened - Oh, no, it's here, baby. It's that I moved to Los Angeles when I was 30, I've been single more than I've been coupled, and I've had exactly no luck finding someone to spend my life with. I'm a monogamous relationship lover. I'm just not going to have amazing, mind-blowing sex when love isn't there. And here I am, single again. Most of my thirties have felt like one long, frustrating dry spell. It sucks. ...more

Liz, based on your hilarious writing, I see no reason why this worrisome person who you might ... more

When, Oh When, Will I Have Sex Again???

I gotta tell ya, my sexual peak has pretty much been a bust. It's not that it hasn't happened - Oh, no, it's here, baby. It's that I moved to Los Angeles when I was 30, I've been single more than I've been coupled, and I've had exactly no luck finding someone to spend my life with. I'm a monogamous relationship lover. I'm just not going to have amazing, mind-blowing sex when love isn't there. And here I am, single again. Most of my thirties have felt like one long, frustrating dry spell. It sucks. ...more

 

I just want to remark that about 10 minutes ago I looked up from the book I was ... more

Listserving the Deeply Geeky

It grew out of a session at the BlogHer Conference: One of the most gratifying things coming out of this session was that here we were, all sharing a general sense that we had to do something -- and someone suggested we start right there, in the room, by gathering everyone's contacts into one meta-group, networking and mentoring each other and just staying connected. That made total sense! As a self-taught geek who's too much the dork to be any good at networking, this was music to my ears. I mean, this room was its own estroswarm of geek power in this corner of the 'net industry. So I pulled my notepad out of my bag and started passing it around the room, and it seems like everyone add [sic] their name and email.... ...more

Wieux Hieux!

As to what an estroswarm is.. I can only assume it's a word that will find a ... more

Make like a broke college student and weep

I wouldn’t make such a big deal about money if I had it and felt comfortable and didn’t spend my nights grinding away at my mouth guard stressing about it. Though, in recent months the situation has gotten slightly better and I’m slowly finding myself a little bit more stable and less like I’m going to vomit every time I buy groceries. I mean really, why was I not informed that cantaloupe is very expensive? ...more

It's not a bad idea to try saving micro-amounts each week while paying down your debt if you can ... more

I Need a Wife

Kyran of Notes to Self wrote me recently to make me aware of a post she wrote regarding the challenges of raising children while tending to her writing and poetry. Her creative time is prepared carefully with snacks, a captivating television show and while taking a picture of her kids and finding her oldest uncooperative, threats of: "Do it," I said, darkly, "or no more television for the rest of your life." ...more

I need a feminist cooperative studio/organic food coop/wireless cafe two blocks away from my ... more

Craving Bed Head: When Sleep Won't Happen

My husband hasn't slept in five years. Watching him watch the clock is difficult, especially for me, someone who can literally fall asleep seconds after my cheek nestles against the pillow and who pretty much slept through a 6.7 earthquake. When counting sheep and drinking a glass of milk before bed doesn't work, what's going on and what will give you the rest you need? ...more

And are a little less harsh on the wake-up side of things or so I've heard.

It's basically a ... more

21st Century Employment: For Many, It's All Work, No Benefits

Fritz Lang's film Metropolis depicts a dystopian future in which drone-like workers slave underground, while the upper-class frolic in skyscraper gardens. ...more

Freelancers Union

Group rated health insurance ... more

HB did a bad, bad thing

OR: Good times with my bank account The position that I have now isn’t really my first real job. I had a real job, one where I was expected to show up daily and work my ass off, in the fall of 2004. I was L-I-V-I-N the high life, wherein, I was paid to work though still in school which meant that despite a real life salary, my parents still paid for every necessity including the rent on my studio and I spent every cent I had ordering things from Gap and Nordstrom. It was a beautiful thing. This job ended under very unfortunate circumstances, which can only be blamed on 51% of Americans. Re-read that last sentence there, for that was mistake number one: banking on a job that is only 50% certain. ...more

Hey,

You're blogging here yay!

It's interesting that your creditors were calling you ... more

Sweetheart, you speak English?

I have only about a quarter of a head of hair - I blame the loss of the rest to bad genes, bad hormones and bad karma. Even though I don't sport a mullet - mohawk, I can understand and empathize with S. R. Sidarth. ...more

OOOHHHHH the arrogance of those dudes makes me so angry.

Miriam
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