Archive for September, 2008
I started two tomatoes in pots earlier this year and recently moved them from my porch to my windowsill. I picked (and ate) the first ripe one the other day, but not before taking a picture of it.
From Jennifer Clare Burke’s A Life Less Convenient: Letters to My Ex: You keep thinking that you get to keep your body. That your body stays with you just because you’re stuck inside it. … You don’t get to keep anything, not really. Nothing’s a given.
Welcome to the 9th edition of Berry Go Round, your favorite botanical carnival! This is my very first carnival hosting experience, so I hope you like it! I’m taking a plant morphology class this semester, and my professor has me a bit wary about the looming section on ferns with statements like “if you think […]
From Jennifer Clare Burke’s A Life Less Convenient: Letters to My Ex: No one knew what would be saved. I watched the illness and drugs pass through my body, wondering what would be left whole afterwards.
While 1/3 of women have had an abortion by the age of 45, there’s a tremendous stigma surrounding the issue, forcing most women to go through the process without community support or advice from women who’ve chosen to have an abortion or considered an abortion and didn’t get one. I’ve been reading What to Expect […]
From Jennifer Clare Burke’s A Life Less Convenient: Letters to My Ex: Lying was easy. I didn’t want you to know what was wrong. I didn’t want you to understand the way my body was betraying me because I didn’t want to understand.
Super confused by the current economic crisis? The subprime primer explains everything with stick figures and should clear up your confusion. And piss you off. Don’t worry, lots of other people are really pissed off, too. A simplified voting guide, via Edge of the American West: