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Free Lunch

They say there is no such thing as a free lunch. Historically, a free lunch is a sales enticement that offers a meal at no cost in order to attract customers and increase revenues from other offerings. 849 more words


Dragging the Dead Tree

Late April, 2017

I don’t know anything. I am palpably ignorant of and bewildered by the people, places, and things around me. I have been alive on this planet for almost forty years, I am of this planet and of this species, but I have always felt like an alien. 2,966 more words


Call for Submissions: Umbrella 2 (PCOS Zine)

Call for zine submissions! Comics, essays, memoir-esque pieces, etc welcome with the newest zine about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome



One of the things that’s keeping my advancing middle age bearable is that we’re currently living in the golden age of seltzer. Case in point? This article about all of the new… 413 more words


3 Reasons Why I’m Looking Forward to Traveling as a Parent: Part One

As we prepare for our trip to Japan, I’m feeling excited not just for this trip, but for the many trips we three of us will take as a family. 615 more words


Long distance love..

Have you ever gone out with someone from across the state? Or what about in a different country altogether? My love and I are spending 6 weeks apart.

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A Love Song for Seattle Grrrls with Great Beats

When I was 8 my elementary school band teacher told me “girls don’t play drums,” and so I began my 9 year stint as the world’s most apathetic clarinetist. 1,154 more words