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Hairy Leg Superiority

Sometimes I talk to women about why they shave their legs or their pits. They say things to me like, “I tried not shaving, and after two weeks it was driving me crazy. I shave now because -I- like it.” Which...more

Simplicity Wins

I hate paying bills. For a long time I hated paying bills because I never had the...more

I Don’t Care What You Think About Me

The first time I heard this quote from Coco Chanel, it took my breath away. “I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all.” Some people...more

Missing the Transient Life

For the 2000 census I was living in a hotel. I was seen as homeless and was considered part of an invisible and at-risk population. From my perspective I was living the dream! ...more

My Surface Pro 4 Review

I’ve had my new Surface Pro 4...more

My Pop Music Privilege

I love Top 40 music. If it’s on the radio, I love it. Pop, country, hip hop, classic rock, alternative, adult contemporary, “the 80s, 90s, and now!” Love it all ....more

I’m a Terrible Female Consumer – YAY!

“Stealing your self-esteem and then selling it back you you.” I can’t track down the origin of this phrase, but hot damn does it accurately describe a particular...more

HelloFresh Meal Subscription Box

After one meal from one box of HelloFresh the verdict so far: OMG delicious! A bunch of priorities came together last week to get me to subscribe to a meal box. More cooking at home Fresh ingredients Delicious recipes EASY recipes Easier decision making about meals There are several meal subscription box services ....more

Raising Rabbits in Colony

While many people raise rabbits individually in cages, I’ve decided to raise my rabbits in colony. This means that my rabbits all live together – male, female, and kits – in a single, large habitat. I call it the rabbitat, because awesome ....more

Where Are All the Fat Zombies?

How many people in the US are fat? Since I talk about how fat people are oppressed, you might think I’m talking about a numerical minority. It turns out that 35% of Americas are classified as obese ....more