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A Special Place is a new weekly series in which we’ll cover all of the special places in hell and all of the special people who might reside there. This week, we’re covering a very special person who undoubtedly – in my mind – has a very special spot with his name on it. Let’s […]

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[Comondrum: Conundrum on a Monday] When I was younger my mom told me there were three things you never talked about with others: Politics Abortion Your salary I’m not sure whether this advice was to avoid confrontation, to avoid being categorized as something (namely a liberal) or if it was just the more womanly way […]

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A Special Place is a new weekly series in which we’ll cover all of the special places in hell and all of the special people who might reside there. This week, we’re covering a very special group of individuals I have failed to understand for a long time and have cursed in my car more […]

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A Special Place is a new weekly series in which we’ll cover all of the special places in hell and who might reside there. Since the series was inspired by the great Madeleine Albright, it only made sense to kick it off with the OG inspiration herself. When Hillary Clinton was campaigning for President, Madeleine Albright […]

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A large part of me always wanted to be a teacher. In college, I mentored writing students and when I transferred to Iowa, I went on to work at a preschool and child care center, staying a year after graduation while I tried to figure out what my next step would be. I applied for […]

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Dear Spring, What the fuck are you doing? Stop being such a tease. Show the fuck up and stick around. It’s not that hard. Don’t, as Bic Runga would sing, come and go like you do. Quit, as the Backstreet Boys would sing, playing games with my heart. MY HEART IS FUCKING TIRED, ok?! My […]

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So far today I have done the following: Woken up with hives Taken a cold shower (thanks to said hives) Left my keys in my house Realized I was locked out when I went to get said keys Broken in to the house with my library card (thanks to resourceful, and yet terrifying, instructions from […]

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I’ve let a few days pass since hundreds of thousands of kids across the country marched for their lives. I’ve let it all sink in. I’ve seen all of the footage, I’ve read a lot of the articles – from both sides, I’ve watched the interviews, I’ve tried to understand the other side of the […]

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Y’all. It’s a sad day in our house. Our very first family pet, Puppy, had to be put down last night. Or, more accurately, flushed down the toilet last night. Some of you might remember last year at almost this exact time (MIND BLOWING) I was uneasily unemployed and filling my days with home improvements, […]

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Do you all listen to podcasts? I’ve recently gotten really into them. I mean, of course, like the rest of the world, I listened to Serial and S-Town but other than that I’ve stayed out of the podcast game. Everyone seems to have a podcast so finding ones I like seemed daunting but I’ve been […]

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