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#PhotoFriday: Corg on the town

#PhotoFriday: Corg on the town

I had planned to write a review of Octavia Butler’s Kindred for today, but that didn’t happen! Instead, here are pictures of my cute dog. Did you know you can take your dog to Home Depot? Well you can! My new favorite thing is to take Lexi. I can hook her up in her harness...

Miss Migraine: Emergency room averse

Miss Migraine: Emergency room averse

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine (and other crap). Saturday I had to go to the emergency room. I’m fine now, but I experienced a sudden and extreme pain in my lower right abdomen that was anything but normal. In this situation you’d think my biggest...

#FridayReads: The Sea Beast Takes a Lover

#FridayReads: The Sea Beast Takes a Lover

Today I’ve a got a book review of Michael Andreasen’s The Sea Beast Takes a Lover up at the Ploughshares blog! I was lucky enough to get an ARC of this delightfully weird short story collection, which comes out this Tuesday (but I wasn’t paid or given anything else by the author or publisher to...

Death planning for your dog

Death planning for your dog

My dog Lexi is 13. She’ll be 14 in about 6 weeks. She has a progressive degenerative disease that will render her completely immobile sooner rather than later. Right now, she can still go for walks with the assistance of a sling. She’s still happy, though I fear she’s growing increasingly uncomfortable as the months...