Days Without Sugar: 158 Days And No Reese Peanut Butter Cups

Thanks to the power of clear tape, the The Count cutout on my window scoreboard now sports a Reese Peanut Butter Cup, which has always been a personal favorite sugar confection for this cat. I googled “life without sugar” and discovered that many people around the world keep weblogs about their experiences lasting a year …

People Really Hated Bush

No one ever talks about George W. Bush anymore, and he was such a trendy, hot conversation topic for such a long stretch there. Though I ultimately disagreed, very strongly, with the whole Iraq War fiasco, I always wondered, from the very beginning, why people hated George W. Bush so much.   It began with …

Chemistry, or, We Are Living In A Chemical World And I Am A Chemical Girl

Chemistry is the only subject I ever failed in high school; recently I decided to study and acquaint myself with it. I have one major takeaway: holy cats, I should have had the Internet in high school. After about three or so hours watching videos from Khan Academy, Bozeman Science, and also, taking the time …

Lance Armstrong

I like biking as a lifestyle, not as entertainment.  I don’t follow cycling, or read sports news.  I wouldn’t recognize Lance Armstrong if we were in an elevator together for 70 floors. All I know is he was given a 40% chance of survival, and then he won 7 consecutive Tours de France, and today, …

I’ve Made A Huge Mistake, or, Misadventures In Internet Dating

Sometimes in life you really f*** up, and that’s what I did. Probably it can be explained and excused, yet the damage is done and won’t be undone. I really poured effort and time and energy into internet dating, and although it was all a waste, at least I can say that I survived to …