bethwcnc
bethwcnc
Jul 3
22

Loved this book. Another rec in this kinda genre would be Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marsha Pessl. SO GOOD. My copy is so beat up cause I find it to be such a good re-read (and I don’t usually re-read books). I wold welcome any other suggestions of this sort of book (dark, insular, secretive in-group rich Read more

Jun 15
159

I would never have guessed in a million years that, in terms of the culture wars, liberals would get Nascar and conservatives Harry Potter.

2020, man.

Jun 8
3

It’s technically not in the kitchen. And almost never used. It was a joke gift from my maternal grandmother. Read more

Jun 4
50

Sir, you sound burned out. And very often, people who burn out believe it’s because of work, tinged with family obligations, but we’re in a different world. Burn out happens in different ways, and you are ON all the time. Please disengage inasmuch as you possibly can. You can still be a good person and ally (not that Read more

May 25
8

They werent Vikings yet , just Viserfs and the occasional Viduke.

May 25
6

Sure, but wood rots and not everything gets preserved equally. The board presumably either didn’t end up buried with these, or it didn’t last.
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May 21
6

A week ago, Alton Brown was streaming his wife using his pizza peel to spank him (for comedic effect, they were making kale pizza) so technically that wasn’t a unitasker... but it was a unitasker of food.

May 21
2

Is Lucifer good?  I watched the first pilot episode and it seemed aggressively shitty, but I love the original Gaiman stuff, and pilots can sometimes be pretty bad relative to the rest.  What say you?

May 11
7

1.) This guide is written from the perspective of changing a diaper for a baby who is not actively trying to escape the entire time. This may be covered in “advanced diaper changes” and if you’re lucky, you’ll get a bunch of practice first and gradually be introduced to the squirmy wormy... Read more

May 1
2

I’d add that whatever you pack in the bag, have the bag packed sooner than you think you’ll need it. I went into labor three weeks ahead of my projected due date and had only packed baby stuff and nothing for me. I walked into the hospital with the clothes I was wearing and almost nothing else - I don’t think I even Read more

Apr 30
2

Also Father-to-Be Should have a bag with his necessities right next to mom’s. When my wife went into labor, the last thing I thought about was my bag of stuff, so I proceeded to leave it home. I was in the hospital the whole time with my wife, but luckily I was able to get someone to bring my bag for me.