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Be yourself and feel good about it, no matter what they say

How to be good at dirty talk

Lessons I'm sure I'll never have reason to teach anyone, but which are cool to be *qualified* at teaching: I'm awesome at this now. Whenever someone wants it, over the phone, in their ear, in text-messages, I jump right in … Continue reading

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Everything You Need To Know About Being Friends (You Did Not, In Fact, Learn In Kindergarten)

There's more to it than just sharing your toys sometimes and not hitting.  Being an adult friend means these things too: You will not hurt your friend.  That means no deliberate cruelty, ever, in verbal or other form — if you lash … Continue reading

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On Intro- and Extroversion: Labels Are Dangerous

(I owe the polyphasic community like six hundred updates — sorry guys!  My productivity has been miserable lately, for reasons that have nothing to do with sleep.  Actually, that's one of the posts I need to write:  How being polyphasic … Continue reading

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Overly Honest

This, I think, falls under "Blogging nobody wants to read" — Sometimes I wake up and I'm not sure what to think, what to do, and then I sit down and write for a while and EUREKA, I HAVE IT!.  … Continue reading

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Obvious Lessons in Exercise: We’re All Stuck Embodied

I don't fsck with not getting exercise anymore. I do at least the basics (pushups/situps/squats/triceps/or something), stretching, and some weightlifting, at least a few times a week, no matter what.  I also make sure to get a workout from walking … Continue reading

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Arisia 2011, said the totally bland headline

(Yes, sometimes I am allergic to bland titles for things.  Shup.) So, I've never been to a big bustling con before.  I've been to Construct, which is a small (comparatively) relaxacon in SE MI, and run by by my friends … Continue reading

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Toy-like people make me boy-like!

When I started martial arts a few years ago, I wasn't in bad shape.  I was nearing thirty, had had a kid, never really paid much attention to my diet; but I've always been stronger than average and "bouncy"; I … Continue reading

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In Loot of Actual Content…

Behold!  A list of all the fun stuff I brought back from my latest trip to Boston!  It's rather amazing that I had time to shop, but not only did I, I got to see a part of the city … Continue reading

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YouTube – Top 10 quirky science tricks for Christmas parties

YouTube – Top 10 quirky science tricks for Christmas parties. w00t!  Happy Winter Food & Presents Time, everybody! …My Xmas is merrier and brighter (wait, are those flames?) already!

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How to Handle a Slur?

Here’s something I still haven’t at all figured out — perhaps it’ll be a nice contrast to last week’s post about things I feel I have (for the moment) somewhat figured out. How do you “take a joke” that’s a slur aimed against … Continue reading

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