Tag: love

A mushy Valentine message to pretty much everyone on the internet (except a couple of you, and You Know Who You Are)

rather than griping about what I don’t have this Valentines Day (because apparently I have the same romantic habits as a cicada–we have sex once, and it only happens in 17 year intervals;) I thought I would be happy about what I do have.

Book Review: The Gentle Subversive

The Gentle Subversive: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, and the Rise of the Environmental Movement.  Mark Hamilton Lytle, 2007. Oxford Univ. Press. Bug Rating: (with some caveats) I have written quite a bit about Rachel Carson, […]

Congrats Becca and Sid!!

In case you missed it–Rebecca and Sid got married at TAM.  So bummed I couldn’t be there, but so happy I could see it on JREFmedia stream!! :D

Take Action: Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act

Just wanted to make sure everyone knows to contact their legislators about the Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act (H.R. 1913). While some states have laws protecting LGBT people, there is no […]

Some good news, for a change!

Yay! Big props to Vermont, Iowa (??? who knew), and DC for recognizing marriage between any two people that love each other–regardless of parts.  Rather predictably, while most of us rejoice, some others think the […]

Things not to forget

I was going to try to stay on the insect topic all week, but enough stuff keeps happening that I just can’t. On the 45th anniversary of the 16th Street Bombing, Angry Black Woman connects […]

A different kind of bug

Fagbug! What an awesome story of someone taking an act of hate and turning it into something positive. From a news article covering her story, and the rainbow makeover courtesy of Volkswagen: “Fag Bug has […]

Skeptics’ Circle: Valentine edition!

Welcome to the Valentine’s edition of the Skeptics’ Circle! We have to lead off with Gateway Skepticism‘s skeptical examination of “scientific dating.” Personally, I think it might take a while to verify the claim that […]

Better late than never!

I have been sick for a while now, and it’s really making a dent IRL and here online. I’m on my third round of antibiotics, and I’m pretty sure this time the sinus infection will […]