Monthly Archives: November 2012

State of the Brat: Mental Health/Reflections

I had an anxiety attack/mild panic attack last night. That’s not actually alarming news for me; I have underlying stressors at the moment which are Just Part of Life, and I’m pretty happy with how I dealt with it – … Continue reading

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Debi Watches Arrow (sydht!) 1.07: Muse of Fire

Ladies and Gentlemen , it’s the HUNTRESS EPISODE! Hooray! All I wanted from this episode was for Helena and Laurel to be on the screen at the same time. All L wanted was for them to make out. Denied that, … Continue reading

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Diana Wynne Jones – Charmed Life

Things that are Becca’s fault #5: me reading Diana Wynne Jones. It started with Homeward Bounders, because Milliways. Then it became Witch Week because “this is how I learned about Guy Fawkes!” I have no doubt it will eventually lead to Howl’s Moving … Continue reading

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How Nerf guns cause rape. (Or is it Tiny Tears?)

Content note: contains facetious discussion  of rape, rape culture, victim blaming. Also racism. Also generally the sorts of things the Telegraph endorses these days. I’m going to link to a blog post. Feel free to not click the link if you don’t … Continue reading

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A day in the life

My thumb is sore. Why is my thumb sore, you ask? Well, I just spent most of a working day cutting out pictures of animals that had been printed on sticky-back paper to make customized stickers. But wait, you may … Continue reading

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Off the needles

Here is a pair of gloves I finished a few weeks ago: The pattern is Proposition, by Julie Brown, and the yarn is Chroma by Knitpicks. They are most definitely the gayest thing I have ever had on my needles, … Continue reading

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Here is what I did today

Well, I also had lunch with friends and wrote some stuff. But part of the day involved popping over to the Container Store and picking up these: Button hooks from the Container Store And screwing them into my wall to … Continue reading

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There’s something bittersweet about the way you made me lose my mind

So I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but after two years of almost complete blogging silence brought on by varying states of my brain, I have managed to go every day (so far) in the month of November with a … Continue reading

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Feeling Domestic

So a very happy Thanksgiving to those of you who celebrate it. To those who don’t, then I’m generally thankful for anyone who has room for me in their life all the time, and that doesn’t change. This is my … Continue reading

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Princeless: Short Stories for Warrior Women

I am in Philadelphia! Kinda. I am here to spend Thanksgiving with the roomies chez famile de Becca and to eat until I explode in a mess of contented vegetarian stuffing. But I’ll maybe talk about that tomorrow. Right now I want … Continue reading

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