Archive for May, 2013

Sacrificing fashion to migraines

I’ve had a migraine for the better part of two weeks now. Sometimes it’s awful, a lot of times it’s bearable. But I’ve been largely confined to the house. Every time I tried to leave my comforting basement with its dim lamps, the light made me sicker, despite the fact that it was overcast pretty […]

Dr. Isis always makes me cry

Flaws in men are things that the training process will correct. Flaws in women are signs that we don’t belong there. In Becoming the Mentor I Want to Be VS the Mentor I Need to Be

I get email and it’s good

You know I think you showed me the website  I read it about every day and know more about rape-culture than my thesis research. The person who emailed this to me was a colleague I worked with 5 years ago. I don’t think he would have called himself a feminist when we met. Feminists […]

While you’re waiting for the bus May 24, 2013

Stuff worth reading Unexcited? There May Be a Pill for That Excellent evo psych takedowns. Extraordinary parentheticals. And really awesome treatment of people in the story by the journalist. thoughts on Pew’s latest report: notable findings on race and privacy Teenagers aren’t stupid Reenacting Reconciliation What we remember about the war is not what the […]

How to stick to a routine that’s constantly being interrupted

I like routines. I like to get up at the same time every day and do the same things that I did yesterday in the very same order. Some of the things in my routine are: writing an hour right after waking up, doing yoga, practicing a different language, answering emails, and analyzing data. When […]