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Don't become a victim of the 'grandparent scam'

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) reports receiving a continued stream of complaints about alarming phone calls from scammers who claim a relative is in an emergency and needs money fast. 279 more words


On the Hot Seat at Pioneer Nation

An entrepreneur exists along the fine line between impostor and badass.

Thankfully, at Pioneer Nation, I got to spend a few days with lots of other people on this fine line, too. 1,191 more words


Attributional Ambiguity, or Impostor's Syndrome Pt. 2

”…members of groups that often experience social stigma find it challenging to determine whether feedback is based upon their actual behavior or membership in a stereotyped stigmatized group.

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Roy Burns Retro figure - Friday the 13th Part 5

Here are a number of prototype photos for the retro Roy Burns figure from Friday the 13th Part 5: A new Beginning. I personally pushed for this figure to be made over a period of four years. 44 more words

Anthony Minichino

sub·ter·fuge : an update

So after I received a “Have a wonderful day :-)” text from the impostor, I proceeded to explain to him (via text) that I do not like being deceived and that I’m probably too much of a headstrong, feminist woman for his taste. 126 more words


Who Am I Kidding?

So maybe it is the writing that I’m resisting. I changed my routine a few days ago and I suspect it’s just another procrastination tactic. Instead of just sitting down to write, I check out new followers, check my reader feed, clean out my in-box – all before opening a new post window and then I check the time. 473 more words


They Called It Love

I heard a story the other day about a woman who had an affair, left her husband, was diagnosed with cancer, her husband took her back and they called it love. 533 more words