@j-i-a THIS. 100% I like to read easily digestible stuff on the internet before bed because, y'know I might fall asleep in a minute or something like that instead of books which have pages and pages. This year my resolution is to try to read more actual books. I found a list of books that are gonna be turned into movies soon [if someone is gonna invest money to make a movie, they're probably not horrible] and started there. I finished a book, Gone Girl, in less than 3 days. I can't wait to read more!
@ru_ri I just finished reading "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn. It is SO GOOD. It's a thriller, but her prose is gentle & natural. It isn't the story itself, but how good she is at getting it to unfold. I devoured that book in less than 3 days.
@Rhinestone Eater@twitter I'm sorry about your Mom. This, however is one of the sweetest tampon hoarding stories I've heard.
@Trixie I don't like people knowing I'm having my period. It's totally natural & I will talk about it, but some times, my biz is my biz. It has less to do with thinking it's dirty, but rather that it is my body & I don't want to share it with people.
I do hear you on the double speak though.
@bocadelperro Maybe because there was no applicator? I'm a big fan of applicators to not get my hands more dirty, but given the choice of something or nothing, of course I'd take something.
Also, I prefer non-bleached cotton tampons myself. They're pricier, but putting bleach in my vadge badge where there are membranes sounds like a bad idea.
@TheLetterL I think it will have to be a scale back. I helped her get a job at the company my husband works for some months ago. I couldn't stop seeing her all together if I wanted to. Another thing that bugs me about her is I don't feel like she ever thanked me for getting her out of the job she hated. She was hating working retail & I helped her for more than a year to find a new job. And I don't mean just a "hey thanks for that" but actual actions. I know how much she is making & a nice dinner isn't going to hurt her.
@blushingflower & @turnipgreens Thanks for that. I feel bad though & that's what bothers me I think the most. The guilt. The Jewish Guilt.
@paper bag princess When I was like "wtf?!? You don't think women should be treated equally?" she just responded that she thought that was just common sense. While I agree that feminism ought to be common sense, the fact that she doesn't see that there are still things that need fighting for [77 cents for every dollar] troubles me.
I recently decided to break up with a friend because she doesn't consider herself a feminist. Am I being crazy? She is/was a good friend. And to not be too nuts I've just decided to slowly phase her out [not call as much, tell her I'm busy, etc] but I have a feeling she's going to confront me about it one of these days.
I don't hate her, I just want to not be as close to a lady who doesn't want consider being a feminist an important issue.
@Slapfight @kellyography Is this where we get to share Elijah Wood stories?
I used to work in an optical shop. On a random Sunday EW came in with a much taller lady friend. I said my spiel & the usual pleasantries & then remarked how amazingly blue his eyes were. I feel like as a person in a glasses store you get that license. Anyway, a couple of minutes passed in which I realized who he was. "Hey you kinda look like Elijah Wood. You must get that lots" "I am Elijah Wood" "Oh...what are you doing here in SF?" "Comic Panel" "Cool".
That was that.