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Open Thread

This Weekend Open Thread is Knitting and Studying

Just over a month until my comps exam, guys.

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Humor

Coping with No (Work) Internet

I have been without steady internet at my job for a little over two weeks now. For context, I work at a school and if you ever wondered if we were maybe too technology dependent, visit a school. I’ve also had a computer at home that’s decided that this would be a good week to […]

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Ask UfYH

Ask UfYH: It Needs to Go

Q: My partner and I are planning to buy our first home in the next 18 months after 10 years of renting. We’re both very excited but I have one big concern. THE HOARD.

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Just for Fun

A Guide to Snow Days

It’s the winter time in the Northern Hemisphere, so you might be sleeping with your pajamas inside out and praying for a snow day all the days. Are you also an adult without real responsibilities so you can fritter away your snow day in the most wasteful ways possible? Do you even know how to waste […]

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Open Thread

This Weekend Open Thread is In Denial

Y’all. I have SO MUCH work left to do.

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Writing

6 Ways to Procrastinate On Your Writing

This article has been a long time in the making (cue recorded audience laughter). I’m a graduate student in the humanities, therefore I write ALL THE TIME. When I get to write for my own leisure, whether it’s for all you wonderful people or for my blog or for that book of short stories I’ve […]

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You Complete Me Internet

A Gif-Based Story of Avoiding Responsibility

I could do my work. Or I could find a bunch of gifs that show you how I’m not doing my work.

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Open Thread

This Weekend Open Thread is Procrastinating

It’s amazing how many things there are to do around my apartment that aren’t my papers.

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Humor

A Gif Recap of (Barely) Working from Home

When you work a desk job, sometimes a snow day is great. Sometimes it’s a super productive work from home day, where you thank the Internet gods for enabling this. Sometimes it’s a lie on my bed with Netflix and occasionally check e-mail. Sometimes it’s both.

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Pop Culture

The Worst Time I Tried to Marathon Breaking Bad – Part 2

We continue my recap of my attempt to watch all of Breaking Bad before the season finale. Obviously, the season finale has aired, so the real surprise is whether or not I make it to the end, if you’re into that sort of thing.

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Books

Do Your Work: A Short and Sweet Recap of “The War Of Art”

Here is my recap and review of The War of Art by Steven Pressfield. Step 1. Read this book. Step 2. Do your work.

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Open Thread

Weekend Open Thread: Procrastination Station

Come here! I have something to show you. And once I lure you in (oh, please let me lure you in), let’s put on some music, crack open a cold one, and enjoy another summer weekend.