Inane:  Fucking starlings . . . aaarrgh!

Spring, new life, lambs and birds' nests . . . and those fucking starlings that managed to make an inaccessable nest in our roof just over our bedroom window. I wouldn't mind the rustling and the peeping. I wouldn't even mind the drips of bird shit down our outside wall that aren't accessible without a really tall… » 4/13/15 9:52am Monday 9:52am

Invite:  Want to talk about gardening?

It's really feeling like spring here now that my first tulips are starting to bloom. So, I figured it's time to remind everyone that we do have a quiet little gardening blog. If anyone would like posting privileges at Green Thumbs, just drop a request comment. All knowledge and enthusiasm levels are welcome,… » 4/12/15 3:17pm Sunday 3:17pm

The Dress Again

The South Africa branch of the Salvation Army has capitalized on the internet furore by turning it into a PSA about domestic violence that ran in Capetown. The article link has an image that may be triggering, so I'm going to try to add a non-triggering image and another link to keep it under the cut. Also, consider… » 3/07/15 1:20pm 3/07/15 1:20pm

Inane whining rant -- the saga of the two weddings continues

Oh man I have SO hit my dealing-with-people limit for the day. Fuck bridal showers. Fuck bridal showers where all the planning and preparation lands on the people who weren't supposed to be responsible for the shower. Fuck everybody. There are too many damn people in the world and too many damn people in my space.… » 2/26/15 9:42pm 2/26/15 9:42pm

[Updated with thanks ] Fucking facebook . . . nothing you haven't seen…

Red is a friend who should know better, green is me, blue is someone I don't know. I don't know if have the energy to reply because I haven't logged in in weeks and I didn't log in with the intent of arguing. I just wanted to see what an extremely witty friend who just recently comleted chemo had posted for New… » 1/03/15 2:45pm 1/03/15 2:45pm

Well said! Responses to has-been popstar's tone deaf White Saviorism

Because of course the one thing that will really help solve the Ebola epidemic is a simpering lukewarm rehash of a charity single first released 30 damn years ago, Bob Geldof, Bono, and others (including One Direction this time) are doing another remake of a song that has only gotten more awful over the years. Al… » 11/18/14 7:43pm 11/18/14 7:43pm