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There’s Always Whisky.

Last night, I was enjoying a lovely night’s rest, sleeping well, until approximately 1:30 am. At that time, my phone started pinging angrily on my nightstand, alerting me to the fact that I had been remiss in not TURNING MY PHONE ON DO NOT DISTURB. How could I forget? Alas, angry Scots were blowing up […]

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Describe it to Me. In Detail.

I am in sadface mode. Tomorrow, two of my triathlon team members leave me for 14 days so they can haul ass back to their native Scotland to vote on the referendum for Scottish independence. They are strongly in favor of Scotland being its own nation. I am awash in anxiety for them. I will […]

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Sapere Aude

As I type this, I have my children watching Cosmos on Netflix. It’s an hour of keeping the kids lulled by the sweet, dulcet tones of Neil DeGrasse Tyson and his love of logic and science. I want my kids to be dreamers. I want them to question everything. I want them to question me, you, their teachers, […]

Let’s Pretend It Isn’t Over…

This post is best introduced with a gif. Why is that? Because last Tuesday, the final book in my favorite series since Nancy fucking Drew was released. It was….Well, I thought the waiting would be the hardest part. Two years between releases for someone like me–someone who needs schedules and immediacy like congress needs Viagra–it’s […]