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How to Kick a Guy in the Balls: An Illustrated Guide

Nov 21, 2014 - General - 0 Comments - Standard

There’s two ranges where a groin kick works: close and mid-range. Say someone grabs you face to face, or pins you to the wall, and your hands are blocked. Now you’re close-range. What do you do? You come in closer, as close as you can, and with every ounce of adrenaline and aggression in your […]

How a lot of work (& a little money) got me a new work wardrobe

Oct 14, 2014 - General - 0 Comments - Standard

Near the end of Summer I was faced with the prospect of going back into an office full-time and quietly panicked about not having anything to wear. I still had many of my clothes from my last office job but it had been so long since I had worn them I wasn’t sure what kind […]

Plus Size Stores

Sep 10, 2014 - Links - 0 Comments - Standard

Just putting out a list of places to look when I need to shop for clothes asos avenue belk Catherine’s Dillard’s Evans Fashion to Figure Forever 21 H&M JC Penney Jessica London Just My Size Kohl’s Land’s End Macy’s Madison Plus Select ModCloth Nordstrom Old Navy OneStopPlus Pennington’s Sears SimplyBe Target Torrid Accessories: NineWest Zappos […]

Are Our Bodies Really Built for Satiety? | Dear Fatty

Jul 29, 2014 - Food - 0 Comments - Quote

As a result of all of this musing about satiety, I have made a few changes in my way of eating that I think have helped. I try to eat a lot more vegetables, as 1) the physical feeling of fullness does contribute to satiety and vegetables provide that without adding many calories, and 2) […]

Retro Rack: The eShakti Dresses Arrive, Gail’s Report!

Jul 08, 2014 - Online Services - 0 Comments - Standard

eShakti is an online store where you can customize your order for just $8 with your measurements and (depending on the garment) your preferences for length, sleeves and neckline. Besides being one of my favorite writers, Gail Carriger is a devoted fashionista and knowledgeable sewer with her own wardrobe challenges so I was happy when […]

Seanan’s Tumblr | recoveringhipster: So stoked about the Hobby…

Jul 01, 2014 - Internet - 0 Comments - Quote

So stoked about the Hobby Lobby ruling today. Officially going to incorporate myself so I can get a religious exemption for my student loans debt they violate my deeply held religious conviction that all debts are supposed to be forgiven every seven years, as per the book of Deuteronomy. via Seanan’s Tumblr | recoveringhipster: So […]

Mexican Rice Burritos

Jun 13, 2014 - Food - 0 Comments - Standard

Needed to make something to take to work for lunch and this is what I came up with from the fridge/pantry. Cook 1lb ground beef with rough diced onion, bell pepper, salt, pepper, Cumin, Parsley, Red Pepper. Drain and empty into a bowl. Cook 4 cups Minute Rice (what I had) with 2 cups water, […]

Mark Bittman: Crisp Pan-Fried Potatoes (Home Fries) | Shine Food – Yahoo Shine

Jun 13, 2014 - Food - 0 Comments - Standard

Crisp Pan-Fried Potatoes (Home Fries) via Mark Bittman: Crisp Pan-Fried Potatoes (Home Fries) | Shine Food – Yahoo Shine. Tried these for the first time tonight. Very simple and easy. Extremely tasty. I don’t have a scale so they wound up being a little oily. Trying with less oil next time.

the meerkat’s window – cool cyberpunk tip – cool cyberpunk tip

May 09, 2014 - General - 0 Comments - Quote

when referring to people, use “glitch” instead of “bitch”. call them glitches. say theyre being glitchy. not only do you get to avoid using a misogynistic slur, you can also imply that their negativity is an anomaly in the web grid of your life and thus needs to be patched via the meerkat’s window – […]