Category Archives: soundtrack for the revolution

Shopping and Music

I know there’s a science behind the music that gets played in stores. I’d like to think my awareness of that fact, coupled with my extreme loathing for spending money unnecessarily, reduces my susceptibility to the science behind the selections, … Continue reading

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My Life is a Non-Negotiable Demand

I’m at the Planned Parenthood of Houston & Southeast Texas Action Fund annual membership meeting, and will be tweeting, at least, if not live-blogging. I thought I’d share this poem that explains so powerfully why I advocate for abortion rights, … Continue reading

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Now Shopping for Pointy Boots

I made a very healthy soup for dinner … so thought these homemade oatmeal pies would balance it out: Musical accompaniment: The way you eat that oatmeal pie …

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Is There Any Other Way To Party?

I’m co-chairing Planned Parenthood Young Leaders annual throw-down, Party Like a Rock Star, and I sure would appreciate your support. Get the details & buy tickets or donate here. Why should you donate? This is a vision I bet you … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Controversy Brews in Houston

New Year’s Eve. St. Patrick’s Day. Cinco de Mayo. Drinking holidays I avoid at all costs. With all of the chances I’ve used up, why risk being out on the streets with all the amateurs out there screwing it up … Continue reading

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What’s Your City’s CSI Theme Song?

I am dismayed to reveal that I have abandoned the ideological purity of my youth and regularly forsake PBS to watch CSI, CSI: Miami, and even CSI: New York. Husband loves a good crime show, as they put him to … Continue reading

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Coolest Carpool Ride Ever

One morning in middle school, instead of cramming in with my usual crowd, I got to ride to school with Adriane, the very cool older family friend who drove The Tipsy Car. The Tipsy Car was a turquoise and white … Continue reading

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