Who’s Blathering?Yes, my legal name is Mary Sue. My family has lived on the same piece of land in the Napa Valley (California) for five generations. So, of course, I fled for Portland, Oregon as soon as I could. I like eating. I like drinking. I really like being me.
- This blog is in hibernation.
- The Lord is risen, indeed!
- Portland Smoothie
- Football as a Metaphor for Work Ethics in the Americas
- Open letter to Barb Anderson from Champlin, MN
- My rage keeps me warm
- What Girl Scout Cookies Mean To Me
- I made a pretty!
- Mesoamerican Archaeology Lesson
- Chag sameach Chanukkah!
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Tag Archives: fangirl
Dear Warren Ellis: You sure know how to make a fangirl smile. Love, Mary Sue
Stumbling through my Google reader, I see xkcd mentions they’re selling some signed prints, just in time for Christmas. I toddle through them, laughing as I am wont to do when reading xkcd, and debating between Journal #2 when really, … Continue reading
This? This is what I get for going to the Oregon Zoo yesterday and watching the baaaaby elephant? I miss the Greatest Rickroll in History? Mr. Astley, I tip my cap to you.
I haven’t been watching Heroes all that much lately (TOO MUCH BROODY! NOT ENOUGH ‘SPLODY!), and I really, really tried to watch the episode on Monday just because Seth Green is my little* nerdy god, but there was Petrelli nonsense … Continue reading
Dear Dan Dido: You’re canceling Blue Beetle. You? Are a jackass. Also? You do realise canceling Blue Beetle means that you’re canceling the last DC book I regularly buy, right? Therefore, your sales? Just dropped another 4 bucks. I’m certain … Continue reading
io9 has the definitive 5 Things you need to know, however this review from their sister site pretty much says all you need to know about the third book: It’s 754 pages long, its heroine’s dominant personality trait is low … Continue reading
Via Rocco, Fr. Andrew Greeley is in the hospital with a serious skull fracture. Excerpty: He was lecturing Friday at a convention of the Religious Education Association, which is being held at a hotel near O’Hare Airport, Durkin said. In … Continue reading
This list is totally subjective. And since I’m the subject, they are the AWESOMEST! I HAVE SPOKEN! Dave: Dude is a presidential impersonator. President has a stroke. Eeeevil VP pulls the impersonator in to play President while they figure out … Continue reading
It’s available here. Good read. You should read it. You’re not going to read it, are you. *sighs* FINE! Excerpty! The early Republican Party was shaped by political conscience and regionalism. Throughout the early and mid-nineteenth century, states in the … Continue reading
HT to the incomparable Neil Gaiman for the heads up. I quite literally have no words for this breach of a private citizen’s First Amendment rights. From here: Handley, 38, faces penalties under the PROTECT Act (18 U.S.C. Section 1466A) … Continue reading