Posts Tagged 'snark'

School Shooting Curriculum

Since school shootings are just commonplace now, with no end in sight, and “safety drills” aren’t effectively saving any lives, we must now resign ourselves to the fact that sending a child into the classroom to learn is in reality,

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School Shooting Curriculum

Since school shootings are just commonplace now, with no end in sight, and “safety drills” aren’t effectively saving any lives, we must now resign ourselves to the fact that sending a child into the classroom to learn is in reality,

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Dress Code Rules

School is back in session this year and already a hot topic:  DRESS CODES!  What girls wear, or don’t wear, can make or break an educational environment.  You see, without strict dress codes dictating what girls can wear, female students

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Dress Code Rules

School is back in session this year and already a hot topic:  DRESS CODES!  What girls wear, or don’t wear, can make or break an educational environment.  You see, without strict dress codes dictating what girls can wear, female students

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The Hyde Amendment

The Year is 2015, and the House of Representatives has just voted to defund Planned Parenthood. “We don’t want our tax dollars to pay for abortions!”  they wail. And that’s where I come in. To the concerned parties:  Don’t worry. 

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The Hyde Amendment

The Year is 2015, and the House of Representatives has just voted to defund Planned Parenthood. “We don’t want our tax dollars to pay for abortions!”  they wail. And that’s where I come in. To the concerned parties:  Don’t worry. 

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Blog Posts I Will Never Write

Hola!  I’m in the desert (eek!) by the time you read this, so it’s not like I’m blogging anything at the moment.  But for the love of clickbait, I swear to you, I will never write anything remotely close to

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Blog Posts I Will Never Write

Hola!  I’m in the desert (eek!) by the time you read this, so it’s not like I’m blogging anything at the moment.  But for the love of clickbait, I swear to you, I will never write anything remotely close to

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Greetings and Salutations

The first step to meeting new people is saying hello.  This is also the most dangerous step!  There are so many ways to greet and be greeted and, if you’re awkward and terrified like me, these are fraught with peril. 

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Greetings and Salutations

The first step to meeting new people is saying hello.  This is also the most dangerous step!  There are so many ways to greet and be greeted and, if you’re awkward and terrified like me, these are fraught with peril. 

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Book Challenge

On the road to being considered “banned,” a book must first be “challenged.”  Fun fact!  When a book is “challenged,” it is debated based on its merits and themes, to be certain that it meets the same moral standards as

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Book Challenge

On the road to being considered “banned,” a book must first be “challenged.”  Fun fact!  When a book is “challenged,” it is debated based on its merits and themes, to be certain that it meets the same moral standards as

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If I Dated Fozzie Bear…

Today we discuss what would happen if I, hypothetically, dated Fozzie Bear. Why date Fozzie Bear, you ask?  Well, Kermit is unavailable, Gonzo is too desperate, Rowlf is clearly married to his career.  And Doctor Teeth & Electric Mayhem?  I’ve

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If I Dated Fozzie Bear…

Today we discuss what would happen if I, hypothetically, dated Fozzie Bear. Why date Fozzie Bear, you ask?  Well, Kermit is unavailable, Gonzo is too desperate, Rowlf is clearly married to his career.  And Doctor Teeth & Electric Mayhem?  I’ve

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Kill the Poor

When I quit my dead-end retail job to pursue the goal of becoming a teacher, I knew it would be hard.  That’s why I didn’t leap at the dream the first time around.  This year, I was offered a job

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Kill the Poor

When I quit my dead-end retail job to pursue the goal of becoming a teacher, I knew it would be hard.  That’s why I didn’t leap at the dream the first time around.  This year, I was offered a job

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Assemble!!!

I know it’s very trendy these days to throw around the phrase “I don’t cook,” but trust me when I say, I don’t cook.   Oh, I could tell you horror stories about past attempts at such domesticity.  Over-sautéed vegetables

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Assemble!!!

I know it’s very trendy these days to throw around the phrase “I don’t cook,” but trust me when I say, I don’t cook.   Oh, I could tell you horror stories about past attempts at such domesticity.  Over-sautéed vegetables

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But First, You Pay

I recently saw something on Facebook that struck me as fascinating and out of the ordinary:  it was a debate about something other than Miley Cyrus.  Seriously, can we stop talking about shit that doesn’t matter and talk about shit

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But First, You Pay

I recently saw something on Facebook that struck me as fascinating and out of the ordinary:  it was a debate about something other than Miley Cyrus.  Seriously, can we stop talking about shit that doesn’t matter and talk about shit

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Blogtember #16: Review — Living Single

All the Single Ladies, Put Your Hands Up.Let’s be honest.  Having a relationship is great, but being single is tha bomb.  Whether you’re a veteran at being unattached or freshly dumped, you have to agree that it’s somewhat of a

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Blogtember #16: Review — Living Single

All the Single Ladies, Put Your Hands Up.Let’s be honest.  Having a relationship is great, but being single is tha bomb.  Whether you’re a veteran at being unattached or freshly dumped, you have to agree that it’s somewhat of a

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Blogtember #14: The Pants Problem

I believe you’ll know if it’s true love or not if you find yourself thinking all day about getting home to that special someone. Or some-thing. And I may have found true love. I bought these sweatpants from Kmart on

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Blogtember #14: The Pants Problem

I believe you’ll know if it’s true love or not if you find yourself thinking all day about getting home to that special someone. Or some-thing. And I may have found true love. I bought these sweatpants from Kmart on

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Blogtember #12: The September Issue

Today’s Blogtember prompt calls for “only photos.”  I wanted to get a little meta with it:  take photos of photos. See, my friend Matt and I always get together in the beginning of the fall to share Pumpkin Spice Frapps

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Blogtember #12: The September Issue

Today’s Blogtember prompt calls for “only photos.”  I wanted to get a little meta with it:  take photos of photos. See, my friend Matt and I always get together in the beginning of the fall to share Pumpkin Spice Frapps

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Special Delivery

Hiya, Internet!  Didja miss me? It’s been one month of radio silence from me except for the random here-and-there phone post.  Shudder!  I finally received my charge cord in the mail from the UPS!  Here’s a funny thing about the

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Special Delivery

Hiya, Internet!  Didja miss me? It’s been one month of radio silence from me except for the random here-and-there phone post.  Shudder!  I finally received my charge cord in the mail from the UPS!  Here’s a funny thing about the

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How To Cook: And Instructional Haiku

Chuck it in a pan Set burner to “high” setting Wait for smell of smoke. When smoke arises,  Flip and reveal your burnt food Angrily sizzling When smoke alarm bleeps, Rescue food from kitchen fire. Buon appetito! Source: curbly.com via

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How To Cook: And Instructional Haiku

Chuck it in a pan Set burner to “high” setting Wait for smell of smoke. When smoke arises,  Flip and reveal your burnt food Angrily sizzling When smoke alarm bleeps, Rescue food from kitchen fire. Buon appetito! Source: curbly.com via

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Everybody’s Talkin’ Bout How To Survive A Bus Trip

Okay, so maybe bus travel isn’t as dramatic as back when Joe Buck rode all the way to New York City to find his dreams.  But in the years since I’ve been traveling back and forth to and from NYC,

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Everybody’s Talkin’ Bout How To Survive A Bus Trip

Okay, so maybe bus travel isn’t as dramatic as back when Joe Buck rode all the way to New York City to find his dreams.  But in the years since I’ve been traveling back and forth to and from NYC,

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Facebook: Doin’ It Wrong, Part Two

Source: searchenginewatch.com via Lois on Pinterest I love Facebook, you love Facebook, we all love Facebook.  But I think we can agree that it can use some improvements.  And no, Zuckerberg, we are not (with all due respect) asking for

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Facebook: Doin’ It Wrong, Part Two

Source: searchenginewatch.com via Lois on Pinterest I love Facebook, you love Facebook, we all love Facebook.  But I think we can agree that it can use some improvements.  And no, Zuckerberg, we are not (with all due respect) asking for

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Winter Block Party

Hey Inconsiderate Neighbor! Do you LOVE block parties?  The late hours?  The screaming?  The repetitive dance music with thumping base line?  You must hate the fact that it’s winter, and too cold for block parties, huh? Well, NOT ANYMORE!  Because

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Winter Block Party

Hey Inconsiderate Neighbor! Do you LOVE block parties?  The late hours?  The screaming?  The repetitive dance music with thumping base line?  You must hate the fact that it’s winter, and too cold for block parties, huh? Well, NOT ANYMORE!  Because

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Thanks for the Consideration, MTA

Apparently, according to the MTA, the biggest problem facing New Yorkers is NOT the rising costs, the decrease in service, the unpredictability of the trains, higher cost and less service.  It’s people getting hit by trains. People.  Getting hit.  By

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Thanks for the Consideration, MTA

Apparently, according to the MTA, the biggest problem facing New Yorkers is NOT the rising costs, the decrease in service, the unpredictability of the trains, higher cost and less service.  It’s people getting hit by trains. People.  Getting hit.  By

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My First Kiss

  Since it’s February, blah blah blah Valentine’s Day, blah blah blah getting mushy all over the blogiverse, I thought it was only appropriate to share this memory during this month The year is 2002.  I am a flat-chested, acne-ridden,

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My First Kiss

  Since it’s February, blah blah blah Valentine’s Day, blah blah blah getting mushy all over the blogiverse, I thought it was only appropriate to share this memory during this month The year is 2002.  I am a flat-chested, acne-ridden,

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