So, I’m not entitled to ANY child free spaces? I call bullshit

So on Feministe, a blogger starts off her post with the line "you do not have a right to child free spaces." That made me nearly click away, but I went on to read the full article in which the OP waxes lovingly on how awesome her kid is, and just how she's "smarter, cuter … Continue reading So, I’m not entitled to ANY child free spaces? I call bullshit

Asatru mistreated in Jail… or is he being unreasonable?

Inmate says he needs Thor's hammer, drum I'm not sure how I feel about this. On the one hand I understand he needs/wants these things but he's in jail as well. What are your thoughts? Fri Dec 21, 10:10 PM ET An inmate is suing the Utah Department of Corrections for denying him his right … Continue reading Asatru mistreated in Jail… or is he being unreasonable?

En route to Ecuador – More travel tales & photos

To kick off the post... a pic from sunset the next day at sea. I love the sunset pics I got while we were at sea. The rest is under a cut, as this post is again pretty photo heavy. Enjoy! 3 days at Sea on the way to Ecuador: We departed Panama, sailed under … Continue reading En route to Ecuador – More travel tales & photos

G*D in the University classroom… 2 adjuncts are out of work… what do you think about this?

Adjuncts and God: Why Are 2 Instructors Out of Jobs? The adage says that you’re supposed to avoid talk of religion and politics in polite company, but the topics are hard to avoid if you teach Western civilization. And the topics may be especially dangerous for adjuncts. An instructor at Southwestern Community College is charging … Continue reading G*D in the University classroom… 2 adjuncts are out of work… what do you think about this?

Vacation frustration – Onion article prompts real look into vacation time used in workforce today

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chi-0730edit2jul30,0,6614505.story chicagotribune.com Editorial Vacation frustration July 30, 2007 "180 Trillion Leisure Hours Lost To Work Last Year," read a recent headline in the satirical newspaper the Onion. The story was fake news, which is the Onion's specialty. But at least one advocacy group appears to be taking its reverse logic seriously. Its aim: Less work, … Continue reading Vacation frustration – Onion article prompts real look into vacation time used in workforce today

There must not be anything else going on today…why is news of the death of Oprah’s dog even news?

Granted, I am not a fan of Oprah. I feel bad that her dog died, just a very teensy bit... but why the fuck is this news? Are we so starved for tidbits of information on celebrities that even news of a famous person's dog dying merits copy? Get some goddamned perspective people. Oprah is … Continue reading There must not be anything else going on today…why is news of the death of Oprah’s dog even news?