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Ebola Mom, Part 15

(Part of the Ebola Mom series)

Also, wtf is a book job, Nanc?

You know what, forget it. I don’t even care.



One of the most basic needs we all have is to communicate what we feel, think, experience, need, wish to give, and wish to get etc. 1,319 more words

Is There a Better Way to Discuss White Privilege?

I’ve previously discussed my problems with the term “privilege”. I think there are basic human rights that every person should have, regardless of gender/race/ethnicity/class et al. 694 more words


On the Rewatching of Friends

Like any good ’80s born young adult, I watched quite a lot of Friends.

When the series finale aired right after my freshman year of college, three girlfriends and I raced to the phone during the commercials, calling each other round-robin style. 566 more words


Adoption = Devil's Playground

So, tonight our in-home counselor suggested that in addition to ADHD, possibly our girl is a little OCD.

I said, “Maybe so. Or maybe she’s P-O-S-S-E-S-S-E-D.” 93 more words


La vida es como una caja de chocolates

When I asked my host mom if she could think of any sayings unique to Spain, she jokingly quoted Forrest Gump: “la vida es como una caja de chocolates… 737 more words

Study Abroad

"Let's Pretend You Are the Autistic One"

(A note on Emma’s post.  Because this is a fictitious dialogue that Emma wrote, for clarity’s sake, I asked her if it was okay to put the Autistic person’s words and thoughts in italics and the non autistic’s words in quotation marks.   235 more words