A fish in an aquarium.: Today in "I didn't know... →
theafrosistuh: SOURCE The true identity of Ludwig van Beethoven, long considered Europe’s greatest classical music composer. Said directly, Beethoven was a black man. Specifically, his mother was a Moor, that group of Muslim Northern Africans who conquered parts of Europe—making…
A fish in an aquarium.: Another Anecdote -- Why I... →
dumbthingswhitepplsay: velocicrafter: thegoddamazon: I’m a cellist. I started playing in 6th grade. By high school, I was playing quite well and had made principle player—or First Chair. Huge deal in the orchestra world. In high school, the competitiveness in orchestra… Speaking as a fellow cellist, who has been fortunate enough to not have to experience this. This makes me...
Today, after school happened:
Me: *knitting owl hat, knit knit, knit*
Abby: *Looking intently at her computer*
Me: ... what's up with the internet?
Abby: I found a new mineral blog!
Me: lol... cool?
Abby: This one is REALLY good. *continues to obsess over screen*
I’m back in school now. This means I will need to spend more time procrastinating and consequently will be a more active tumblr-er-er-er… :) Here is a picture of my cat.
Feminism and Tiny Pies: First day of Brit LitYoung... →
subtextinbohemia: First day of Brit Lit Young female professor explaining that no scholar has ever been able to correctly parse out the ending of a certain poem, including herself Dickbag McGee in the third row pops up with, “Well, because you’re a woman.” I say, “Excuse me?” Prof laughs uncomfortably. Awkward…
Spending drunk board-game night drinking gin and tonics and playing Earthopoly with my girlfriend. So happy.
(Any time I see the doctors at my college's health service clinic.)
Doctor: Are you sexually active?
Doctor: Is there any chance you could be pregnant?
Doctor: Are you taking birth control pills?
Doctor: Do you use condoms?
Doctor (beginning to look concerned): Is there a medical reason you can't become pregrant?
Me: Not that I'm aware of.
Doctor (looking even more concerned, now speaking in a condescending tone): Then how do you know there's no chance of pregnancy?
Me: Last I checked, my female partner would have a hard time pulling that off.