On "What is the probability, given that Ross painted a happy tree, that he then painted a friend for that tree?" (93%)
How delightful that someone did this!
Really lovely perspectives. Thank you for writing this.
So many gems! A Queer Chick, I do love your column.
@Killerpants and null: Yep, me too, very often.
I adored this story from the opening lines!
(PS: 'Oo's a pretty girl? Yes she is! Yes she is!)
"At this point I’m just a weirdo standing in her bathroom with one foot up on the toilet and one finger up her person mumbling, '…huh,' every five seconds."
Something about this image (and oh, isn't it relatable!) made me laugh so hard that I alarmed my cat.
I'm late to posting this--just catching up a bit--but had to say, these Ask Baba Yaga features are just so ... darkly strange and lovely, and often surprisingly touching. Basically exactly what advice from a centuries-old witch, by way of a poet, ought to be.