Monthly Archives: September 2012

Next Step: ombre!

Hey internets, wanna look at my nails some more? Sure you do! You’re fascinated! I typically do my nails at night, when I’ve done (most of) everything I need to do for the day and don’t have to worry about … Continue reading

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LAMBS

Internets, I currently live in a rural town. We have gorgeous Victorian era buildings made out of limestone and penguins. Yup, penguins. Eat your heart out, Northern Hemisphere, you and your ADORABLE SQUIRRELS that people MOCK ME FOR COOING OVER. … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Today I was lying in slothful slumber when my father opened the door, turned the light on, and tossed two packages on my bed. “Gnhhh,” I insisted, and then after a minute, “Lights~!” Dad opened the door again. “What?” “Turn … Continue reading

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Ordered Dotting Tools

What up, Internets? 30% off kids’ clothing at the start of spring is kind of a big deal in Retail Job, so we were super busy today until the sudden lull where we weren’t. Neither of these is my favorite … Continue reading

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Consumption

Internets, this is a totally frivolous post, because today I planned out some changes to the beginning of Cheerbaby Goes To State (Less thinking! More action!) and tomorrow I am working Retail Job 10-7 and I do not have the … Continue reading

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The Ravelled Sleeve of Care

Today has been an admin day in House of Karen (Actually House of Karen’s Parents, But Let’s Not Split Hairs). Which primarily means looking over writing stuff (edit notes for Cheerbaby! Yay!) and dealing with interview requests and email and … Continue reading

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Jay Kristoff on Japan as a steampunk cultural touchstone

Jay Kristoff has a debut novel, Stormdancer coming out this month, which is the first in a planned trilogy, set in a “Japanese-inspired steampunk dystopia”. Stormdancer is published byThomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press in the US, Tor UK in the … Continue reading

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Princess

Internets, in case you haven’t seen it, I’d like to point you to this fabulous Something Awful forums thread, Ask Me About Being a Birthday Princess. AMAZING. ME: [quoting the author] “Balloon toss games are popular. Don’t nobody not like … Continue reading

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Bras and Bodies

Internets, how are you doing? I’m doing pretty good. Here is a picture of hot chocolate with two hearts floating in the foam: So, Internets, I am a bra professional! Have been for a while, actually – one of my … Continue reading

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Meditative

Internets, I have decided to return to my New Year’s Resolution of blogging every day. Tonight was an evening for lighting scented candles, putting on my Nouvelle Chanson playlist*, and carefully dusting all my trinkets. I promise you more posts … Continue reading

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