Do you ever feel unwanted? But unjustly unwanted? And all at once like you don’t actually care if the people you suspect that don’t want you want you or not? That’s sort of how I’m feeling right now. Over the weekend, the nephew of our company’s CEO came in and for some reason did things […]

i have something to say

It’s about grammar and punctuation and correct spelling and elements of style on the web. Here’s why. Well, actually, more it was this. What sticks in my mind is the amount of anger and frustration people have toward those of us who post things on the internet, in Craigslist, chat rooms, or blogs and don’t […]

red house

I’m sitting at work (as always), and a bit of The Red House Painters came ’round on the old iTunes. It’s slow, languid, hypnotic, and full of nostalgia and melancholy, as if this music was from a specific point in my life with deep and important meaning. Which it is, but that’s another story. It’s […]

the world shouldn’t be like this

On the other hand, I’m appalled at the world. Disheartened and disenchanted. My boss had to ride BART into work today. And while she was on the train, she caught sight of a man across the way who kept staring at her and shaking his head — something she gets a lot of being a black lesbian. But as the guy the was getting off the train, he said to her “Fuckin’ dyke,” and then spat on her before running out to MacArthur station.

oh my…

From Wired, “Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) explained why he voted against the amendment and gave an amazing primer on how the internet works.” This does not fill me with great confidence in our elected officials. Or Alaska for that matter.