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For Anyone Who Has Ever Been Asked "So What Do You Like to Be Called?"

Leaving you this summer day with some astute observations from comedian Hari Kondabolu about the power of social constructs, or rather, our strong attachment to them.

Scars & Appearance

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler - 08/02/15

“Clams.  I simply cannot imagine why anyone would eat something slimy served in an ashtray.”   —   Miss Piggy

(I’m with Miss Piggy on this one.  Or oysters, for that matter!  169 more words


Sunday Jumble Spoiler - 08/02/15

Visual Description:  The dream to be lean and mean.

HNRUCC  =  CRUNCH,  WHORTG  =  GROWTH,  TINKET  =  … 489 more words


The Doctors Wife.

Wives can be such easy subjects for poems.
One half of a whole, and still often the
Neglected half, they can put a certain angle… 76 more words

Cooling Towers.

There they stand,
Guardians of the horizon
That make concrete romantic –
The cooling towers – striking in me
Notions of ever-long, they’re
Doing their daily duty… 14 more words

Why Language Agents have to change

Why Language Agents have to change


Language agents seem to be in the same position as travel agencies some years ago, online travel platforms were not popular, didn’t work properly, users were concerned about online payment safety, etc… 234 more words


Words that Harm or Heal: A Guest Post from Jeannie Ewing

Welcome, Tomato Pie Fans! I’m taking a hiatus from blogging to finish the sequel to DON’T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME. Meanwhile, I have a series of guest bloggers taking care of the place. 714 more words