blogging

things i have posted in my high school alumni facebook group vs. reality

things i have posted in my high school alumni facebook group vs. reality

Every few months, the “class coordinators” for my alma mater, a K-12 private school outside Washington DC, ask all of us for updates on our lives that they can put in the alumni magazine. And so every few months, we ask ourselves, “How can I make myself sound happiest and most successful without lying outright?”(…)

on the heat death of the universe

on the heat death of the universe

I know, I know, I’ve been gone for ages, and there was that weird guest post about racism in porn that was up for about an hour before I took it down, and I’ve been totally silent otherwise. It’s weird. I know. Sorry. I will be re-uploading the porn article, by the way. My friend(…)

pros and cons of ifbcon

pros and cons of ifbcon

So you wanna be a blogger. You’ve come up with a name, realized it’s taken (who knew I wasn’t the first person to try ‘Cupcakes and Cashmere’?), come up with another name, registered a domain, started writing on tumblr, changed your mind, and now you’re happily set up on wordpress or something. Maybe you want(…)

blogging, bullies, and body image: how to handle internet drama

blogging, bullies, and body image: how to handle internet drama

Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galactica. Some internet drama has broken out, guys. I don’t know if you know about it. Maybe you know me from various blogging-circles and you follow these things, but maybe you don’t, so I’m just going to quickly recap things here. Taylor Davies wrote a post on Independent Fashion Bloggers about bloggers(…)