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Behold My Future (Edited)

So the good news is that we’re definitely leaving Kansas.

... the bad news is that we’re moving to Oklahoma.

Culturally, it’s not an improvement. Weather-wise, I may die. Professionally ... who the hell knows. It definitely marks my exit from academia, which ... I think I might be glad about. I’m coming around to the…

Eek/OT

So I have the trip of a lifetime coming up next week, 10 days in South America with my son. 6 days will be in Bolivia. I’ve been going my merry travel-preparing-ish way thinking that I will get a visa for Bolivia when I get there, that that’s standard procedure. Then I get a Lonely Planet guide and it says get one…

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The Price of Vigilance

In order to get to the women’s bathroom at Radio City Music Hall, you have to pass through an old-fashioned sitting room lined with yellow upholstered sofas and tan leather chairs. Painted onto the walls are murals of ladies in various stages of powdering their noses. It’s a familiar ritual: women helping women get…