Category Archives: Life

  1. Binging Victorian

    05/27/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Some years back, when an acquaintance characterized my house as a “cottage”, I characterized his nigh-onto-MacMansion as “Neo-Victorian.”  In some …
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  2. Truthy Tuesday – Candles in the Dark

    05/23/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Ah, the road is long and dark here.  As I begin to function again, I cannot say the same of …
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  3. Monday Maenad – Pretty Little Lying Liars

    05/22/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Is it magic of any sort when I name something for something else and destroy renamed object(s)?  Unlike this clear-thinking …
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  4. Fucked Friday – Be Afraid Before It Is Too Late, Act While You Can

    05/12/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Every week brings more shit to the storm, no? Back when the whole Patriot Act bullshit began and all the …
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  5. Truthy Tuesday

    05/09/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Yes, I love Stephen Colbert. But no, this post is not about him. I’ve been struggling since mid-April after a …
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  6. :::Pinching Bridge of Nose:::

    05/02/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Rethuglican Presidents: can’t live with them, can’t export them to Mars.  As HecateDemeter just reminded us, it is the season …
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  7. Nothing Normal Left?

    04/25/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    When times are rough and tumultuous, perhaps without full acknowledgement, we underpin ourselves to bits of beauty and normalcy with …
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  8. Hiatus

    04/18/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    We have had a shock, something visceral and unpleasant. Followed by another of different magnitude, except that it was partially …
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  9. Monday Good News and Taskings?

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    03/27/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    What a week it has been. The Minotaur melted down in a minor PTSD reaction and nobody died of it. …
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  10. Rites of Spring Equinox Amidst the Exhaustion

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    03/20/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I’ve been humming that bit from “Camelot” about the “lusty month of May” and substituting the phrase “springing month of …
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  11. Caturday

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    03/18/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    WordPress asks me “What do you want to talk about?” Oh, so very much.  But offline life calls.  Bread is …
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  12. Resist, Refuse, Re-fuel!

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    03/17/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Still kicking. I’m busy, over-committed, and stressed. My time feels never like my own.  But there is a war for …
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  13. Lights Going Out All Over?

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    03/15/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I’m obviously not being incendiary enough; stats are profoundly down here and elsewhere. I’m not sure if I trust WP …
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The name of this blog, and my Dreamwidth blog, Herlander Refugee, is taken from a 1915 feminist novel "Herland". It makes my heart sing that modern women are experimenting with creation of a new "Herland"! Yes, comments are closed. Anyone who just MUST reach me can do so at syrbal6 at gmail dot com.

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