take the donuts

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take the donuts

Just take them. A few weeks ago, a friend commissioned me to make her a necklace featuring a quote from Amanda Palmer. (Amanda Fucking Palmer, as she often calls herself.) I’ve been a fan of Amanda since I saw her and her amazing Sharpie eyebrows give a TED Talk. I’m currently listening to her audiobook The […]

that icky feeling

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that icky feeling

I’ve got that icky feeling. I’m hooked on the weird Rachel Dolezar story and the issue of cultural appropriation. I watched her Today Show interview…that there is some convoluted logic. Then I watched this video by Amandla Stenberg. She’s 16 and made it for her history class. She also starred in The Hunger Games as […]

different names for the same thing

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different names for the same thing

Different names for the same thing. It seems like I just wrote a blog with that title. Oh, yeah – because I did. But apparently it displeased the WordPress gods and was deleted by accident, before I even published it. And then the last published post managed to get deleted, too.  Yet here I am, trying […]

The problem with words

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The problem with words

I have a problem with words. If I don’t write them down, at least occasionally, they start to clog up my brain. I start losing focus. There are too many ideas intersecting and veering down dead-end paths. At least a few of them deserve to travel their intended path and arrive at a destination. Most […]