makeup questions in pseudo-rhetorical form

makeup questions in pseudo-rhetorical form

Why do women wear makeup but men don’t (in general)? Why does a woman have to put on a mask on their face to make it look clean and bright and colorful? Why does makeup make someone look “beautiful”? Why is it when men wear makeup it looks strange? Who invented lipstick? Who came up…

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starbucks

starbucks

I don’t go to Starbucks. I don’t drink coffee. I don’t drink tea except at home. I only go to Starbucks if others are going or if I am making a Craigslist sale. But this past Christmas I got a Starbucks gift card and recently found myself needing to kill some time. And I was…

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2018

2018

I think I’ve been waiting for 2018 all my life. That’s how much I want this year to be what it’s supposed to be, better than last year. I’m really tired, so I will ramble. I like the New York Times crossword, no matter how many times they use the same clues/answers for the little…

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juice no more

juice no more

Business in LA can be strange and sudden. I read an article on a how a juice chain suddenly closed all of its locations overnight with zero explanation. Then I noticed that my favorite juice place for cleanses was closed too. Apparently it closed suddenly about a month ago, also with zero explanation. This happens…

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fortune

fortune

I’ve had two friends on TV shows get blessed in a big way. One friend was on “Ellen.” She was nominated for a segment and was given a nice chunk of cash. Another friend was on “Wheel of Fortune.” He competed, figured out the final puzzle and also won a nice chunk of cash. I’ve…

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instant pot

instant pot

I finally caved and got an Instant Pot (IP). I resisted on Black Friday but after reading up on how to make the two things I use my crockpot for (beans and bone broth) in the IP, I went for it on Cyber Monday and chose the mini version of the IP. It’s about the…

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Today only Facebook is waiving fees on nonprofit fundraisers. Better yet, the Gates Foundation is matching every donation, which means your donation will be doubled. That’s a 100% return on investment! Not a bad deal at all. It’s like they’re giving money away. Here’s two good candidates. Destiny’s nonprofit is for a computer center in…

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sheep

sheep

On Twitter I followed a few media folks, writers for publications or similar, thinking I would get some insights on topics that wouldn’t be published in articles. Turns out I learned that some of them are incredibly mean, judgmental, and self-righteous. Perhaps I’m hypocritical for saying so, because I often find that the thing I…

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insurance

insurance

It’s not a glamorous topic. I don’t even want to talk about it. But I have to pick a plan for next year. I was very glad to have health insurance available when before I wasn’t able to get coverage. I got great coverage and a decent premium. Every year since then the premiums went…

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a good laugh

a good laugh

Laughing is really important to life. If it didn’t exist, maybe mankind wouldn’t exist. If nothing could make you laugh then maybe life wouldn’t be tolerable. Happiness and joy are really important, but could you be happy and joyful and not laugh? Probably not. I like seeing people so happy that they start laughing and…

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