On Friends and Four-Leaf Clovers

There's this phrase that I sometimes see floating around the internet, usually in fancy fonts and colors, printed over a dramatic picture, to make it seem more profound. It's one of those feel-good cliche quotations that seem to grow out of the aether, although this particular quote is often attributed to Sarah Jessica Parker. The… Continue reading On Friends and Four-Leaf Clovers


A Feminist Rant About Dog Humping

As you may or may not know, my day job is at a doggie daycare, where I spend a lot of time hanging out with dogs, observing their behavior and relationships. I also spend a lot of time being mildly bored while hanging out with said dogs, which always gets me thinking. Here's some (possibly… Continue reading A Feminist Rant About Dog Humping

Life Update, Musing

Why We Need Conventions

If any of you lovely readers (can I call you readers if you mostly consist of family members who feel obligated to read whatever words I string together?) are somehow still unaware despite my mad twitter activity, this past weekend was Emerald City Comicon--the one weekend a year when Seattle nerds come together to be… Continue reading Why We Need Conventions