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Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.— Dwight D. Eisenhower
Category Archives: underwater hockey!
A big chunk of my life was taken up recently with a) feeling hurt because of some of the effects of gender segregation in my beloved only-team-sport of Underwater Hockey; b) venting about that hurt on FB, which to my … Continue reading
Pretend you're a dark-skinned person. One day your friends tell you about a new, tiny, unofficial sports team they're in. They invite you to come play. You arrive and nope, there are no other dark-skinned people there, but also nobody … Continue reading
Difficulty concentrating today. Strange bruises up and down my forearms from spinning (staff-spinning! Am learning to spin staves and holy hellfire is it awesome). I tend to go looking for food when I'm tired. (Yes, when you're polyphasic … Continue reading
*bok* (This makes sense, I swear. I'm titling a post full of updates on things while making vague Thanksgiving references while poking the memory of one of my recent favorite books. Don't be scared; this kind of thing happens all the time … Continue reading
I am *so* thrilled to be writing this, from five a.m. on the day after a hockey game, having already started the laundry and made tea and puttered. I didn't get home from hockey until after 11, and I … Continue reading
OK, just a note here to say that underwater hockey (or UWH as you'll see it abbreviated) is stone cold freaking awesome. I don't even like competitive sports generally, but I've now played this one for about five months and … Continue reading
Found this neato (and huge!) infographic about naps, and it's interesting enough that even I learned something! Check it out if you'd like. I know you can't hang much on search terms, but it still weirds me out that the … Continue reading