Dispatches from Ladyblogland

[E] Sally LawtonDispatches from Ladyblogland2 Comments

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[E] Sally Lawton

My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.
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What can I say about this week other than it was electric?

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Balls To The Wall: How Pinball Can Save My Soul

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It is 1997. My mother is unhappy. She’s quietly contorting her face, pursing her lips and focusing her gaze on some inanimate object. I used to think this was meant to dismiss me, to erase me from the room, but I learned, after bringing home a report card of mostly Cs that this was actually a magnanimous show of mercy … Read More

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This Week in Misogyny: F*&# the Patriarchy

[E] HillaryThis Week in Misogyny7 Comments

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[E] Hillary

Hillary is a giant nerd and former Mathlete. She once read large swaths of "Why Evolution is True" and a geology book aloud to her infant daughter, in the hopes of a) instilling a love of science in her from a very young age and b) boring her to sleep. After escaping the wilds of Waco, Texas and spending the next decade in NYC, she currently lives in upstate New York, where she misses being able to get decent pizza and Chinese takeout delivered to her house. She lost on Jeopardy.
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Another week, another batch of misogynistic, patriarchal BS. Let’s go smash some things, shall we? [Trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.]

[E] HillaryThis Week in Misogyny: F*&# the Patriarchy

The Samsung Fascinate

[E] Sally J. FreedmanTechnology1 Comment


Like most people, I didn’t know I needed a smart phone until I got one. Within twenty minutes of owning one, I knew my life would never be the same. “Oh? There’s an email on that? Let me see..” BAM! Read it on my Smart Phone “You need that phone number? I’ll Google it for you…” ZOOM! Googled on my … Read More

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