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I've never been able to plan my life. I just lurch from indecision to indecision.

Alan Rickman

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People: Stop “both sides”-ing the Orange Shitgibbon’s assassination attempt. Fucking quit it. There is no “both sides here. And no, you are not some good, elevated human being when you simper abo...


I’ve got one month’s gross pay on “publicity stunt.” ETA And to every milquetoast Democrat out there saying that “political violence is un-American!” (Alt text: Bernie Sanders, “I am once again ...


(Apologies for the video censoring the fuck bombs; it was the only one I could find with the full speech.) In this speech, Larry Kramer was talking about AIDS. It wouldn’t take much to alter thi...


So, as I mentioned a few entries ago, I was told to RTO. For a little background: I work for the IRS in Vermont. I started on June 7th, 2021, and was remote until July 2022 because of COVID restr...


About a year ago, I saw a post from someone on this very site, who believes WFH is not only a net negative, but that we should abandon it completely in favor of working in the office full-time ag...


Because for the second time, I posted an entry (this time public) in which I briefly mentioned being Jewish-ish and made references to being anti-Zionist, and someone just had to pop in with (((D...


”Anyone you vote for, into the White House, will eventually, during their presidency, do something that will make you, as a supporter, go ‘Eeeehhhhh…’ [noise of “how the actual fuck do I justify...


So, for the last few years, one of the hottest lost media searches has been for a song, originally called “Everyone Knows That”. In 2021, a user going by the name “Carl92” posted a slightly disto...


“…but being wrong doesn’t have to mark you as irredeemable. We can learn and grow.”


Yesterday, I deleted Threads from my phone. Again. Not because of anything major; if I can give it anything, it’s more chill than Xitter ever was. Except for two topics: JK Rowling and Harry Pott...



What size is your bed? Queen size, but when I moved to Burlington, my parents insisted on me getting a really thick mattress (they were paying for it). So it’s a queen size that’s, like, twelve i...


To preface this: Since January 2022, I have lived in a tiny village (~1200 people total) in a rural part of Vermont. Up ‘til then, I’d lived either in large metro areas or near them. This is sign...


During a performance of “American Idiot” on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, Billie Joe Armstrong changed the line “I’m not a part of the redneck agenda” to “I’m not a part of the MAGA agend...


Yesterday, while I was getting my Christmas tree out of storage (read: the upstairs bedroom I don’t use for any other reason), I decided to let the bottom of it slide down my stairs, mainly becau...


November 29, 2023

NoJoMo Catch- and Wrap-Up in NoJoMo 2023

Let’s talk about sports? Do you play any? What’s your favorite sport to play? To watch? I am not super into sports, except hockey, figure skating, horse racing (particularly the American Triple C...


November 20, 2023

NoJoMo 23:20 in NoJoMo 2023

What are three things you do well? Writing. At least, I think I do it well. I want to be a paid writer, but I have no clue how you even get started as a freelancer, or how/if you can get hired ...


November 19, 2023

NoJoMo 23:19 in NoJoMo 2023

Self-care Sunday. What’s your favorite form of self-care? Probably the stuff that’s less pleasant than eating an entire Trader Joe’s death row cake, to be honest. Remembering my vitamin D supplem...


November 18, 2023

NoJoMo 23:18 in NoJoMo 2023

Almost everyone likes listening to music. What are some songs currently on your playlist? “Rock the Casbah” by The Clash “Legend of a Cowgirl” by Imani Coppola “Is That Good?” by Jack Haley and...


November 17, 2023

NoJoMo 23:16-17 in NoJoMo 2023

There’s a lot I want to say about Israel and Palestine, but as maybe the only (kind-of, sort-of, according to Pew, anyway) Jew on Prosebox, I end up thinking about the response, and, well… Jon St...


November 15, 2023

NoJoMo 23:15 in NoJoMo 2023

Three things you would do if you weren’t afraid. Queso… There is almost nothing I won’t do because I’m afraid. I think the only thing is “jumping out of a plane,” but that has a lot less to do wi...


November 14, 2023

NoJoMo 23:14 in NoJoMo 2023

Try it Tuesday - What is something you’ve always wanted to try? At the moment, I’d like to have a book published. I’ve been working on one since January, when I took a class called Writing a Book...


November 13, 2023

NoJoMo 23: 12-13 in NoJoMo 2023

I have lentil-potato soup on the stove, let’s do this! Let’s be nice to ourselves today. What’s your favorite things about yourself? I’m a good cook. Not everything I make is a winner, but I def...


November 11, 2023

NoJoMo: 10-11 in NoJoMo 2023

What are five (5) core beliefs that you live your life by? In my experience, life sucks. But if you’re lucky enough to have a good friend and/or a family that cares, it doesn’t have to suck qui...


November 09, 2023

NoJoMo 23:9 in NoJoMo 2023

Thirsty Thursday! What do you like to drink - alcoholic and nonalcoholic? I’m mostly into nonalcoholic drinks these days, because I’ve been having major hangxiety whenever I have something boozy....


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