Lydieth A

Lydieth A
North Carolina,
April 13
Mom, wishful thinker, keeper of too many animals, Arlo Guthrie fan, teacher of freshman comp and commuter of too many miles (at any price per gallon).


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DECEMBER 14, 2011 11:19PM

The Walls Have Eyes. And Ears. And Hearts.

Our House in the Snow

"Women have sat indoors all these millions of years, so that by this time, the very walls are permeated by their creative force, which has, indeed so overcharged the capacity of bricks and mortar that it must needs harness itself

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DECEMBER 3, 2010 10:23AM

Confession of a Child Animal Activist

I have a confession to make. When I was nine, I misrepresented myself
to a United States congressman and profited from it.

I should preface this by explaining that in those days I was the odd
kid talking to the trees at the edge of the playground. I was what polite adults… Read full post »

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DECEMBER 3, 2008 1:15PM

Staff Meeting Notes


Notes from staff meeting in November, after calculating the estimated hourly salary of all present and concluding that the money could be better spent on an AIG-style retreat:

There is no excuse on earth for devouring anyone’s time this way. For the love of Pete, set us free.

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OCTOBER 7, 2008 11:00AM

My Imaginary Reality




When the alarm goes off at 5:45 a.m. (Actually, it goes off 5:35 a.m., which I remember after a beat, so it doesn’t really make me get up any earlier.) my first thought is usually something about how wrong it is to force my body out of… Read full post »

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AUGUST 30, 2008 10:43PM

It Could Happen to You, Too. Probably will.

Rebelling against me should involve wearing kelly green and pink with pearls, investing in Big Oil, voting Republican, eating meat, and vacuuming.

Instead, rebellion has manifested itself in my house as a penchant for eyeliner, facial piercings that have to be removed before visiting gr…

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