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Tag Archives: Stupidity
WTF Wednesday: Is Imitation The Sincerest Form Of Flattery?
There’s a fine line between imitation, inspiration, impression and plagiarism, right? Nah, I’m kidding, there really isn’t. Plagiarism is straight up stealing someone else’s work and claiming it as your own. If, for example, I am preparing to do my … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged 2016 Election, Celebrity, Culture, Politics, Stupidity 34 Comments
WTF Wednesday: So We Agree It’s A Bad Idea For These People To Own A Gun?
Believe it or not, it took a case escalating all the way to the Supreme Court to confirm that people convicted of domestic abuse can be prevented from owning a gun. Sure, those convicted of felony domestic violence lose their … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Culture, Drama, Politics, Stupidity 16 Comments
WWJGD: What Would Jane Goodall Do?
I know, everyone has an opinion on the child-falling-into-gorilla-pen drama, but of course mine is the most important, and hopefully, the most entertaining. First of all, gorillas on display in a pen at a zoo. Not good. Not good for … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Animals, Business, Celebrity, Culture, Drama, Stupidity 10 Comments
Kids, Don’t Try This At Home: The Nastygram
You guys know how much I miss my career, right? Or have I been remiss in whining? I miss my career a lot. I loved working. I had a couple of short-lived, crappy jobs over the years, but for the most … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Business, Career, Culture, Drama, Friendship, Irreverent, Self, Stupidity, Writing 12 Comments
WTF Wednesday: Why Is Everyone Worried About What’s Under Someone Else’s Dress?
This transgender bathroom situation is a wholly manufactured problem. There is an implicit social contract when we use the restroom; we assume we’re all there for the same purpose, and no need to ask for birth certificates. It never crossed … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Childhood, Culture, Drama, Irreverent, Politics, Stupidity 16 Comments
What The World Needs Now: Another Adorable Cat Story
I feel like I’ve been overdoing the cat blogs lately, but then again with four cats I’m overdoing the whole cat thing, so I guess it follows suit. We’ve not had a TV in our room for a couple of … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Animals, Drama, Humor, Stupidity 14 Comments
WTF Wednesday: Why Doesn’t Caremark Care?
Sometimes fact really is stranger than fiction. I mean, stuff that you couldn’t dream up if you tried. Stuff that results in a lengthy blog post that absolutely demands a number of ALL CAPS and italics instances, as well as a record … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Bad Customer Service, Business, Culture, Drama, Health, PAH, Stupidity 14 Comments
WTF: Maybe Next Time I’ll Check The Label
Don’t say I didn’t warn you. When I resumed blogging in January I cautioned that I might post incessantly about my health woes. And I do not plan to disappoint! So recently I explained how I am titrating on a … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Blogging, Health, insurance, PAH, phone tree, Stupidity 19 Comments
A Killer Love Story
I heard a story on the news last night that seemed sort of horrible at first. But as proof that you can’t just leap to conclusions, it ended up being a feel good story after all. OK, the bad news … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Culture, Drama, Family, Irreverent, Marriage, Stupidity 16 Comments