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Iggles McFearson

Iggles McFearson

Fan of Gertrude Stein, Simon and Garfunkel, brie cheese, and apricot ale. French degree, spent a year teaching in Toulouse which was awesome! I play the violin and I love bad puns. Aspiring French professor, but admin assistant at the moment because I wanted a break from school for a few years before I dedicate my life to it. I love coffee, walks, and listening. Oh, and the Hairpin!

On A Whole New Year

My boyfriend and I broke up on New Year's Eve. It was mutual-ish but it still hurts, and this year has begun with that sad, empty achey breakup feeling inside. The year can only get better from here, knock on wood, and I think my resolution this year will be to take care of myself and realize that my feelings have validity and are worth sharing in relationships. If I am choosing to sublimate what I want for a partner, it's not healthy and I need to speak up. Here's to self love in 2014!

Posted on January 2, 2014 at 3:57 pm 2

On The Gift of Small Predictions: January Horoscopes from Galactic Rabbit

Man, Libra is pertinent- I'm not a Libra but my boyfriend (well, ex-boyfriend) is, and we just broke up two days ago because he is a "servant of sadness" and can't get out of it, and he evidently doesn't want to drag me through his depression and neuroses. All the feels, Galactic Rabbit.

Posted on January 2, 2014 at 3:44 pm 1

On Dating Myself

@redheaded&crazie I am trying to have a Summer of Lust after being single for a year and half, but everyone is a douche! Alas!

Posted on June 27, 2012 at 8:49 pm 0

On The Songs of Pure Moods

@youresmalltime Unfortunately, it makes me think of Cartman from South Park!

Posted on March 20, 2012 at 2:14 pm 0

On The Songs of Pure Moods

I received Pure Moods as a birthday present in like the 5th grade. But evidently my mom didn't want to shell out the $whatever.99 (plus S&H, of course) for the cd, so I got Pure Moods ON TAPE!

Posted on March 20, 2012 at 2:13 pm 2

On Quiz: Are You Being Insane About Choosing Your Bridesmaids' Dresses?

@teenie Ohhh I have been looking for a little [not necessarily orange] trapeze dress, but it does not seem to exist without bell sleeves or a very long hemline! Sadness!

Posted on March 14, 2012 at 5:12 pm 0

On The League of Ordinary Ladies: Postcard From Paris

When I was first learning French, that was a very useful phrase! Except that I spelled it "longtempsment"... It seemed to make sense!

Posted on March 12, 2012 at 8:10 pm 0

On High School Things

Dawson's Creek! I borrowed the entire series on DVD from a friend, and now it's a Sunday night ritual to get together with my two best friends and watch Dawson's Creek and drink wine, while complaining that Dawson is the biggest idiot and Pacey is amazing!

Posted on March 9, 2012 at 4:32 pm 1

On The Contraception "Debate"

@HeyThatsMyBike "I should still be able to control my fertility without it being a FEDERAL FUCKING CASE."
YES. YES. YES.

Posted on March 5, 2012 at 5:31 pm 2

On End This Terrible Relationship You're In, Please

@melis OH MY GOD THE THIRD TWIN. I read that book so many times!

Posted on March 2, 2012 at 9:32 pm 1