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how honest should I be?

So I’m struggling a bit with how open to be with people. While I would say that I’m consistently honest and direct with people, I definitely adjust my filter depending on the situation. 815 more words

Personal Growth

No more hiding behind aliases

I’ve decided to ditch the alias I’ve been using on Kinja pages (like IO9) and Tor.com and start using my real name.

Fake names and aliases tend to inspire people to do and say things they wouldn’t do or say when people know who they are. 320 more words


"You're Not From Around Here"

“Did she just say what I thought she said? my co-leader asked me, and I laughed.

“You mean ‘You’re not from around here?'” I said, which was not exactly what she had said but was exactly what she meant. 518 more words

ExPat Life

“DEPARTMENT OF DETERIORATING CIVILITY. United Airlines flight 1462 from Newark to Denver was diverted Sunday because of two passengers fighting over legroom. Both were sitting in United’s Economy Plus section, which has 4 more inches of legroom than the rest of coach.

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Three Philly women seek civility on the street and equality in the world of geekdom

By Howard Gensler (Philadelphia Daily News )

A few weeks ago in Rittenhouse Square, a man said something to a few other men in a car who were catcalling a group of women. 186 more words


The joys of flying

A United Airlines flight from Newark to Denver had to be diverted to Chicago when two passengers had a fight about one of them reclining her seat. 1,395 more words