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04/11/13 11:59 - ID#57503

Sadistic Monster



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Category: ideas

04/06/13 11:49 - ID#57469

Privilege

I'm posting these links as part of an ongoing conversation between me & (e:Terry) but also informed by various conversations with/between (e:bluevelevetjac)k and (e:yesthatcasey).

The classic piece by Peggy McIntosh:


A more modern take using gaming as a metaphor:


I heard an excellent piece on The Best of the Left about white privilege but couldn't find the actual story... maybe I'll spend some time tomorrow searching more.

Peace & love

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Category: holiday

04/02/13 11:35 - ID#57450 pmobl

flowers


My beautiful sexy girlfriend got me these flowers and pussy willows for Dyngus Day. So sweet!

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Category: home

03/29/13 12:38 - ID#57437

Valentine's Day

One of the awkward things about inviting (e:Dianne) to participate in (e:strip) is that I'm using to sharing about my life with A and I know that relationship makes her uncomfortable. Her face tenses up and she withdraws just a touch when I mention him. (sigh) I'm gonna continue sharing all the pieces of my crazy life...

I was home briefly Wednesday and Thursday. I got dinner for A, his dad, brother and me and we all hung out in the living room, talked about taxes and family and work, and I had to leave. I think that makes about four hours for the entire month of March that I've spent with him.

My (belated) Valentine's Day present from A. Our friend HokE blows glass and made these.

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Cuddling on the couch with fuzzy puppy and fuzzy A.

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I miss home. I miss Nisha. I miss Jill. I miss hiking and quiet and stars. I'm really hoping the next year will make it easier to balance between.

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Category: holiday

03/26/13 01:55 - ID#57426 pmobl

dyngus day


for everyone's favorite sadists.

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Category: tourism

03/23/13 02:45 - ID#57415

A quick trip to Canada

(e:Dianne) got her enhanced drivers license last week and wanted to visit her first foreign country: CANADA! She wanted to make it a romantic getaway and prevent me from working so she booked us a room (jacuzzi!) at a B&B in Niagara Falls, ON. We showed up at the B&B and there was no one there and it didn't look like anyone had been there for over 24 hours. Uh oh. She called and left a message. We made a quick stop to look at the falls (cold, windy, wet, we didn't stop long) then we went to the shiny tourist area to find some food. We checked every bar/grill and none had a decent beer selection so we went to one with a good pizza selection. The pizza was good - they were great about making a ridiculously custom pizza - half pepperoni, olives and mushrooms, half roasted red pepper, artichoke and zuccini. There was a nice 3/4" gutter between the two sets of toppings. Then we discussed what to do about the no b&B problem, and decided that camping at my house would be preferable to getting a room at the Sheraton or something (all of 24 miles from my house), as long as I kept my phone on airplane mode. We knew there was good beer in my fridge. Then we cruised the actual downtown part of NF looking for the brewpub I had heard of when I went on a photoshoot there (e:heidi,50473) - definitely wanna go there sometime. (e:Dianne) took pix of the falls, hope she'll post them.

I hadn't informed her what the boarder crossing would be like, what kind of questions to be prepared for, so she was really nervous and the Canadian guard was a little suspicious until she said it was her first time. Then on the way back, she was ready for the questions... and the convo went like this:

US Border Guard: What's your citizenship?
(e:Dianne): Buffalo
US Border Guard: uh... got a passport for that?

I was rolling.

Crossing the Peace Bridge

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This morning at Taza (I probably should get a coffee maker but I do enjoy going to Taza when she spends the night. She has her own punch card now.) She really liked the Nightmare before Christmas(?) mug she got.

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OMG! Walgreens has real beer now!

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Category: friends

03/20/13 01:30 - ID#57403 pmobl

birthday party


i like the mid-blow shot.

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03/20/13 01:28 - ID#57402 pmobl

view from the 12th floor


at 237 main.

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Category: home

03/20/13 01:23 - ID#57401

locked keys, new cop car


i locked my keys in my truck in the holiday parking lot last week when i was home. i walked down the street to Boro hall where the police department has its office (a windowless room smaller than our office) and asked Josh the cop to open it for me. he let me look at his new suv that the Boro just spent $40k on. sheesh.

Jamie checked out the interesting new clunking noise in the steering column of my truck.

view from client's front porch.

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Old white guys who run the town.

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Category: holiday

03/20/13 01:16 - ID#57400 pmobl

St. Patrick's day


this is the only shot i took Sunday. (e:Dianne) has been spoiling China Cat with treats. it was a wonderful day :-)

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