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A Woman Wonders If She’s Spending Enough Time Plugged in to the Internet

Excerpted from The Atlantic.

You’re going to hate me for saying this but sometimes I feel like my life is just perfect. I’ve been happily married to my husband John for two years. We have no shortage of friends, I love my family, and we both have satisfying and engaging careers. And yes, I even get along really well with my in-laws.

But lately I find myself asking the same question over and over: do I need to plug in more?

Before meeting John, I always considered myself (more…)

A Letter to My 7th grade Science Teacher Regarding Black Holes

Dear Ms. Harper,

If you’ve followed the news at all this past month then you have no doubt heard of Stephen Hawking’s recent revision to the scientific view of black holes, to wit: event horizons do not exist and quantum theory does have something to say about the matter.

You have no idea what I’m talking about, do you? Shame on you Ms. Harper. I anticipated this and so please find enclosed one (1) copy of my 7th grade science class final project: “Black Holes: Too Early to Tell” (with your original marking still intact).

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Humor: What We’re Reading This Summer: Staff Picks from Maypole Leaf Books in Halifax, Canada

Sue, My Sioux Sushi Sous Chef
by Janis Kneedlepoint (Femme Metalle Books)
Dubbed the Eat, Pray, Love of Native American lesbians, you’ll be inspired by this heartwarming memoir about Kneedlepoint’s torrid affair with a sushi sous chef of Sioux Indian origin, who happened to be named Sue.

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Diary of an Unemployed Elitist

December 17, 2006

Graduated with degree in philosophy. Moving home with parents. No job prospects.

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