Tag Archives: women

The Message of Control


Perhaps because of my background, I’m immune to cajoling, suspicious of flattery, and hostile toward overt pressure. Whenever I’ve heard a preacher going on about heaven and hell and Jesus dying for our sins, playing on guilt, fear, and obligation … Continue reading

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Rambulations and Dreams


1. Can’t get to Facebook, the Sims 3 forum, or my own email today.  It’s very sad. 2.  A Muslim man, an immigrant here from Iran, who’s acquaintance I’d made and who was disappointed in my being married for some reason, once … Continue reading

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I said “No”


Just a repost from 1-23-11 because it’s fun and still makes me laugh, years after the fact.  I’d originally posted it on Xanga, but Xanga is kind of kaput now.  Oh yes, they do give assurances of archiving our blogs for us, … Continue reading

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After Coffee Thoughts…


…It was yummy almond toffee flavor. 1. “In psychology, cognitive dissonance is the discomfort experienced when simultaneously holding two or more conflicting cognitions: ideas, beliefs, values or emotional reactions. In a state of dissonance, people may sometimes feel “disequilibrium”: frustration, hunger, dread, guilt, anger, … Continue reading

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Dark morning thoughts


Don’t treat women the way you’d hate to be treated yourselves!
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Bad kitties, a human trafficker, and Hitler


Sorry, I’m a bit grumpy this morning… 1. My latest HGTV design, Water Ship Down, was just getting beautiful and nearing completion when things started going drastically wrong. First it started misbehaving something fierce and then it stopped doing anything … Continue reading

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