Friday Five: Weekly Twitter Roundup 10/31/14

Friday Five: Weekly Twitter Roundup 10/31/14

Here are five things you may have missed on Twitter this week.   1. If there's one thing the internet does well, it's obsess over pay homage to kitty cats and #NationalCatDay proved no different: This is what happens when #MockingjayTickets go on-sale on #NationalCatDay. pic.twitter.com/F3jdRiBcBR — Regal Cinemas (@RegalMovies) October 29, 2014 News flash: ...

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Who Owns A Story?

Who Owns A Story?

Image source Edits & texts by The Girl Next Door is Black During the great American spanking debate of September 2014, Elon James White wrote a thought-provoking piece about his experience getting spanked as a child. He writes of the "pain and distress" he recalls feeling during belt-whoopings. As I read it, ...

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Friday Five: Weekly Twitter Roundup 10/24/14

Friday Five: Weekly Twitter Roundup 10/24/14

Here are five things you may have missed on Twitter this week.   1. Renee Zellweger strolled onto the red carpet wearing a different face this week. Of course, Twitter had something to say about it. #ReneeZellweger   BREAKING: WOMAN AGES DESPITE NATION'S WISHES #ReneeZellweger— Sofiya Alexandra (@TheSofiya) October 21, 2014 #ReneeZellweger has woken up, ...

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Why I Stopped Playing Fantasy Football

Why I Stopped Playing Fantasy Football

Photo cr: enterlinedesign An ex-boyfriend of mine loved fantasy sports. He had fantasy teams for baseball, hockey, basketball and football. Almost year round, he dedicated a not insignificant portion of his focus to tending to his fantasy team(s), football especially. Initially I found his fantasy hobby curious and amusing. So, this is ...

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How I Broke Up with Comcast (Well…Kinda)

How I Broke Up with Comcast (Well…Kinda)

Circumstances forced me into a relationship with Comcast when I moved here. In Los Angeles, I'd been a loyal DirecTV customer for years. Unfortunately, when I tried to transfer service and have a dish installed in my new place, the DirecTV installer shared his dreadful assessment, "San Francisco sucks for satellite! The building ...

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Walk on the Right!

Walk on the Right!

"I no longer have road rage, I have walk rage," I joked to my friends at breakfast recently, sharing one of the ways which my life has changed since leaving Los Angeles. "We're in the city. People walk, take public transportation, taxis, Uber. We're trying to get somewhere, not take leisurely ...

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About This Texting Thing

About This Texting Thing

When did it become expected that we be attached to our phones? People can get at you all times of day and night. What are the boundaries? There used to be a time when people made plans to call each other. They didn't call during dinnertime. They didn't call when you're sleeping ...

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