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Open Letter on the Eve of my Wedding

Dear Mother, I wish you understood what was going on in my life. I wish you felt that sense of peace and happiness that I feel when I’m with my partners as myself. I wish you understood how holy and … Continue reading

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Understanding Racism via The Prince of Egypt

The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated musical produced by DreamWorks Animation and released by DreamWorks Pictures. You’ve probably seen it; it starred Val Kilmer, Sandra Bullock, Jeff Goldblum, Danny Glover, and Patrick Stewart, and the music was … Continue reading

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Animal Crossing Proves Marxism

…and other clickbait headlines. In order to understand this post, you’ll need to know a little about the meta of Animal Crossing. I’ve been playing a lot of it lately, as I mentioned in my previous blog post, but I … Continue reading

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Adventures in Swapping

So I’ve been playing a lot of Animal Crossing. Today we posted our dodo code publicly for the first time. We gated off a section of the island so it was all our guests could reach, and built a little … Continue reading

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Who is the “Bad Guy”, exactly?

or, “Does Billie Eilish realise how this song hits adult listeners?” I’ve been listening to a lot of Billie Eilish lately. I love her sound, her ability to set a mood, the essence of her music. But when I listen … Continue reading

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2020: The Year I Finish My Projects

2020 is going to be the year I finish my projects. I’m off to a good start. So far I finished putting up my best (co-)written story of all time: New Rules, a Dragon Age fanfiction. It’s got a lot … Continue reading

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Happy holidays (2019 recap)

If I wrote anything here, would anyone be listening? Would anyone still read this? 2019 has been a long year for me. Lots of changes. Lots of stress and pain. I’ve got secrets out the ass and I feel constipated … Continue reading

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Dr Laura: Ch 5

The conventional wisdom in favor of living-in before marriage is that it allows the couple to get to know each other, make a better marital choice, and lay a more solid conjugal foundation than men and women who marry cold … Continue reading

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Dr Laura: Ch 4

I know I’ve been gone a while. Here’s why: I open the book to my bookmark and see the chapter’s subtitle “Oooh, aah, we’re breathing hard… it must mean love”. Then I close the book. The sheer scorn and lack … Continue reading

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Unconditional Love?

It’s Mother’s day. (If you’re new here, that’s a content note. This story doesn’t end well. My mother’s day stories never do.) Here’s what a mother’s love looks like to me.  

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