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On Paying Your Share and When You Can't

@Decca Ack! No! I'm an only child and I'm contstantly working to be as generous as possible to combat the ideas of self-centered and materialistic onlies. Please don't tar us all with the same brush!

Posted on March 15, 2013 at 4:29 pm 1

On What to Do With This Story?

This is going to sound sanctimonious as hell, but those people did what was right for them. What I have to say about it is worthless.

Posted on January 9, 2013 at 12:02 pm 9

On Kids and Food

@thebestjasmine Girl, where have you been? I feel like I haven't seen you around these parts in a long ass time.

Posted on July 12, 2012 at 8:12 pm 1

On If Obituaries Were in the Conditional

Dear God, I click through to your blog and while I'm happy that you are moving to a bigger place, that condo is just the the most charming place ever. I would LOVE to live there; I can see why you'll miss it. Oh, and also, I'm crying.

Posted on July 12, 2012 at 6:49 pm 2

On "Tens," Office Racism, and a Molehill

@mczz I don't know. If I was LW4 and I truly was confused, getting nailed to the wall by Hairpin commenters would probably do the trick and clear my headspace out.

Posted on June 29, 2012 at 5:12 pm 0

On Be Less Crazy About Your Body ... For the Children

@carolita Thank you so much for your articulate responses here. No one has a monopoly on feeling lonely, or feeling different, or feeling unattractive. NO ONE. I really appreciate the point of view you've demonstrated here.

Posted on June 25, 2012 at 10:48 pm 1

On Make (Pleasant) Eye Contact

@Spandrelist I live in Minneapolis, which is just about the friendliest damn city for bikers (or trying to be). I like your comment. I'm a biker and a driver, and I must say that I've had more negative experiences as a driver toward bikers than vice versa, for precisely the reasons you've stated. It's tough, because I understand the size and safety differentials, but I can't seriously can't hack driving through the city sometimes, with all the bike craziness I see.

Posted on May 24, 2012 at 1:38 pm 0

On Cartoonist Jessica Abel on Graphic Novels, Jungle Music, and Tequila

@schadenfraulein For real. I thought she sounded like a brat.

Posted on January 18, 2012 at 8:38 pm 8

On Is Yoga Ruining Your Life?

Before I make any rash decisions, I'm going to need Anne Helen Petersen to weigh in, thanks.

Posted on January 5, 2012 at 11:54 am 5

On I'm Going to Talk Briefly About My Baby Now

@melis Regarding the commenter numbers, I respectfully disagree. While you may take umbrage with BunB's general tone, I don't believe that it's helpful to suggest that a new person's contribution to the site is somehow less meaningful than your own. thebestjasmine is perfectly capable of defending her position without relying on her status as #300 or whatever. And I think this because I'm a big fan of thebestjasmine and generally really appreciate her input on most posts. She don't take no guff.

Posted on December 5, 2011 at 10:49 pm 6