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Fantasy of the absurd

This is not the synopsis of a story by fantasy author J. R. R. Tolkien. It’s the synopsis of the greatest fantasy book ever written titled “The Bible”, authored by fantasy character J. 444 more words

WTF??

Turning 21: Am I An Adult?

As I exited the foster-care system, one thing that would have helped me is having the opportunity to take classes on living independently.

I was enrolled in the state’s Independent Living Program (ILP), but it didn’t prepare me to be on my own — to understand bills or function in my own apartment. 517 more words

Career Journal

Update on Corrupt Feedback Loops: Justice Dept. Extortion

Earlier work by Kim Strassel, Overlawyered, and my own post (Corrupt Feedback Loops: Justice Dept. Extortion) looked at how the Justice Department extorted donations to groups favoring the Democratic Party and left-wing activism, effectively diverting to political supporters money that should have been returned to the supposed victims of mortgage banks. 840 more words

Government

From Japan With Love

This is a well-known torii gate, part of the Itsukushima Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Location: Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima Perfecture
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Crushed

I am tiny.

Words have made me this way.

I have retreated into a shell.

Words have frightened me.

I am crushed.

Words have too much weight to bare. 21 more words

Writing

Making acorn coffee. / Tammetõrukohv.

I love, love, love coffee! I live for it.

I’ve been wanting to try to make acorn coffee for a long time and finally tried it out. 181 more words

Estonia