Monthly Archives: March 2012

Adorable moments in tutoring

*Or rather, in being invited to dinner after tutoring Conversation with the 5 yr. old little brother of the sisters I work with, after they told me he liked a girl in his class. Me: Ooh, tell me all about … Continue reading

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My mom told me just now that she didn’t wear her hood on her jog this morning

She always wears one because she goes out early and it’s cold, but she didn’t feel comfortable or safe doing it today. Between that and the racist Hunger Games tweet controversy, I just can’t. I can’t.

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Haven Burger and Radicchio and Frisée Salad

Haven Gastropub in Pasadena The Haven Burger pickled red onions, roasted red bell peppers, wild arugula, st. agur cheese Radicchio and Frisée chevre, cherry tomatoes, truffle vinaigrette, twice-smoked bacon lardons, poached cage-free egg I’m convinced that this was the best … Continue reading

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Currently listening to Dub Side of the Moon

“I like people too much or not at all.” -Sylvia Plath And this is too much. So too much.

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I have a big post planned

All about ethnicity and heritage and identity, but suffice to say for right now, the more excited I get about finding out about my Irish background, the sadder it makes me about the Native American/First Nation and African parts. This … Continue reading

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KONY 2012, even with all of its problems, gave me a hope about the power of social networking in the face of injustice that the Trayvon Martin tragedy is quickly proving was false.

Why aren’t more people talking about this? And how can anyone be surprised that I don’t want to bring any more Black kids into a world which so mishandles and devalues the ones it has?

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I had my dna tested

And the fact that Irish accents have always sounded homey to me now has genetic support. (But where is the Cherokee and Blackfoot…?) Ahh. Convenient then that my historian friend offered to do a genealogy for me so I can … Continue reading

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