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Joe Biden: Staying Alive

We’re left with a couple guys who I said again and again, I’ll vote for just about anybody except for those two. And yet here we are. Those two.

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The Enneagram Broke Me

If they design a test that determines where bad metaphors come from, I’ll definitely need to take that one. But otherwise, no more tests. Because the enneagram broke me.

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Knitting in WWII: A Photoessay

Even before Pearl Harbor, Life Magazine answered the question “What can I do to help the war effort?” with a single word: “Knit.”

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A Tragedy, Not a Statistic

Every person who dies from COVID-19, or any other cause, is a life to be celebrated, remembered, and mourned.

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Big Jim vs The Corona

When West Virginia’s governor “Big Jim” Justice speaks, the residents hold our breath to see what sort of colorful (read: embarrassing) babble will come out

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It’s Not Time…Yet

The options before us are not “burn the economy down through quarantine” and “burn the economy down through an epidemic”.

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Life Under Quarantine

All of this was done without thinking of how to keep up public morale. How long can people put up with quarantine?

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Non-Doomsday Prepping Part 4: Filling in the Gaps

Non-doomsday prepping is NOT about going out and buying massive amounts of dehydrated camping food you’ll probably never eat. It’s about embracing preparedness as a lifestyle

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How to Make Truly Decadent Mac & Cheese from a Box

If you are someone who never (or only rarely) cooks for yourself and it’s more of a “throw it in the microwave” or “turn the oven to 400 and set the timer to what the box says”, well, this post might help you figure out how to use the top of the stove.

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Stakes and Satiability: Part 4

“What better place to hide, my dear daughter, but within the cloak of British respectability,” Nathaniel said.

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Saturday Morning Gaming: Gaming Frugally

A lot of people are out there right now with a lot of free time on their hands but they might also be in a place where they have to squeeze every single penny.

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In Which Em Goes Into Hiding

In general, things are not so bad. Yet. In the back of my mind there is a niggling feeling of impending large-scale disaster that will lead to unmanageable anxiety if I allow it to.