509th Friday Blog Roundup

I just watched online the pilot for a very cute new show on NBC this fall called A to Z....more

IComLeavWe: September 2014

Welcome back to IComLeavWe. It stands for International Comment Leaving Week, but if you say it aloud, doesn’t it sounds like “I come; [but] leave [as a] we”? And that’s sort of the point ....more

NaBloPoMo September 2014 Blogroll

The theme for September is HEALING. ...more
TheImp No, as the main post says, the theme is there if you want it, but you can always chart ...more

NaBloPoMo September 2014 Badges

The official badge for September. ...more

NaBloPoMo September 2014 Prompts

The theme for September's NaBloPoMo is HEALING. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in September—or even if you're not!—here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free writing!) ...more

Heal with September's NaBloPoMo

As bloggers, our best tool for healing is the written word, so we are going to ask you to write your way towards healing this month. Whether you were emotionally affected by the shooting of Michael Brown, or have another event in your life where you need to find healing, we hope that you will take the month to write about your situation and take the words off of your heart. ...more

The Act of Wanting

I recently read Rainbow Rowell’s Landline, a cute book about a woman who discovers she can talk to her husband in the past via a phone in her mother’s house,...more

Could You Give Up the Internet?

I picked up a book at the library that I was pretty certain I would need to own a penis to enjoy (note: own a penis; not borrow a penis), so I was pleasantly surprised to find Notes from the Internet Apocalypse thin but readable....more

Fark Finally Bans Misogynistic Comments

Fark has put its foot down. You can no longer make rape jokes in the comment section. You can no longer try to shut down a conversation by calling a woman a slut. You can no longer state that a woman deserved to be violated because of what she was wearing or what she was doing. In other words, women can expect to be treated like human beings instead of garbage when it comes to the comment section of Fark. ...more
Fark's policy is a start - let's hope others follow their example.   I am sharing this, because ...more

My Phone Number Showed Up on My Caller ID

When we got back from the beach, I checked the caller ID instead of playing the answering machine because I am just that lazy....more