@Rosebudd Ah, I see.
I don't think I see how Everyone makes women the default...
The whole EP is still name your own price on bandcamp. The other songs on it are really good too!
I thought there was a step by step guide here on the Hairpin a long time ago that was perfect but I can't find it. Did I just dream that?
Do TV shows still have special musical quests each week? Like Charmed and Buffy used to have.
The Ada Lovelace doodle is great.
Everyone should read the wikipedia article for Maria Mitchell to get an idea of what an awesome, progressive person she was and then check out the Maria Mitchell Association which continues to great science on Nantucket. One of it's expressed goals is to mentor young women in pursuing a career in astronomy. They do a great job. I worked on my first research project at the Maria Mitchell Observatory which lead directly to a very fulfilling career and life.
Herman Melville, Imma let you finish but today is also Maria Mitchell's birthday and I've seen exactly zero mentions of it on any of the blog I read! First professional woman astronomer in the US. Check out the google doodle today.
Jamaica Kincaid comes fairly often to the deli I used to work at. She loves tuna melts with lots of cheese. She would stand at the the register reading the New York Times while she waited for her tuna melt and wouldn't move out of the way for other customers. I wouldn't call her an angry person but definitely formidable.
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It's definitely a midwest thing. All the high school graduations I've attended in Minnesota had taco in a bag. In fact, I thought that's where Taco Bell got their inspiration.