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Jan 21
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Oh, like my PSA “Please, do not bring whole lemons to a house party with the intention of making lemonade and then ask the host if they have a juicer and a pitcher”

Jan 21
37

Am I hanging with a different crowd, because I’ve yet to encounter anyone who...uses...ellipses...in place of... ... anything else...? Most people I talk to know spaces and commas exist. Some even venture into the world of the mighty em dash— perhaps the most powerful of punctuation marks.
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Jan 19
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Sounds like your first grade teacher didn’t want you to spoil the plot of human development.

Jan 18
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Boring, or terrifying? I hear once they start moving, all hell breaks loose because somehow evolution granted kids mobility before survival instincts.

Jan 18
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It sounds more like absentee parenting is to blame for socially maladjusted children, not screens in general. I’ve seen parents who avert their kids’ eyes away from TVs, or even ask people to put their phones away so as to not let their toddlers know of the existence of screens, which is crazy. Personally, I don’t see Read more

Jan 17
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I’m about 10 weeks into the journey of child-rearing and the main pattern I see in parenting advice is the heavy-handed fearmongering that if you don’t address issue X using method Y now, your child will be a forever damaged adult.
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Dec 28
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Just had a kid. My resolution is to not let lifestyle blogger aspirations overwhelm me. Right now, managing to wash and fold a load of laundry is an accomplishment.

Dec 4
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One can assume that the coroner and relevant parties have the necessary details to make the call. As much as I like learning about true crime, these sorts of details only really serve to entertain the public’s morbid curiosity.

Dec 3
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Oddly enough, we didn’t get any pushback on our English name choice from her grandparents (our friends had enough tact to know not to give their opinion). Part of me wonders if our initial name ideas were too out there, so when we settled on a more classic-sounding name, they were relieved enough to just go with it. Read more

Dec 1
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Replacing the cabin air filter on our Toyota and Honda was easy. It was a PITA on my 2008 old Nissan Altima, though. No idea why they make you get down on all fours to get to the filter slot.

Nov 10
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The Prius Prime uses it’s gas engine, even in EV only mode (which struck me as odd) I figured the Rav 4 would be the same. Read more

Nov 5
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My parents gave me a $4/week allowance and, later, tacked on an outrageous interest rate of 2% per week, which they made me calculate my new balance weekly in a little notebook. Read more

Nov 5
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I technically “owned” this car for about two years. My parents bought this the same year I was born, intending to gift it to me when I was 16. I ended up driving it for a couple years before begging for a car with A/C since I was going to move to the Sacramento region. They ended up keeping it for another...six years?

Nov 4
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Getting your ears cleaned feels amazing. When I was little, my mom would use these little bamboo earpicks to clean out my ears—perhaps to the horror of ENTs everywhere.

Nov 3
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Neutral: I am going to induce myself into a 24 hour bake-fest and watch everything Sean Connery from Time Bandits to Murder on the Orient Express. Read more

Oct 19
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The point of the ‘squish’ wasn’t creating 50 super-dense levels of content, it was parring down the amount of time needed to reach level cap and to ensure that most levels have some kind of meaningful reward like a new spell, rank of spell, etc. Read more

Oct 16
2

Now I’m glad my parents are old and reclusive enough that their wilder years occurred well before the Internet and they never really engaged on social media.
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