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The Help (less)

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

If you’ve seen the movie The Help, you know just how hardworking and able those women were. . . of course, I mean the domestics. The women they worked for, however, seemed rather helpless. Which brings me to today’s subject: helpless women. Pathetic, helpless women. (more…)

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Pump You Up

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

In NJ we have the unique distinction (among other things) of being the only state where you can’t pump your own gas. That means, when it’s 100 degrees out (like it’s been here recently) or it’s pouring or there’s a foot of snow on the ground, I don’t have to get out of my car in my nice heels and nice, clean clothes to grab a greasy, dirty¬† pump and possibly drip gas on my feet. So, of course, every couple of years, some idiot starts a campaign to change the law and let us pump gas.

Let us? You mean force us. I don’t want that prerogative nor do most sane people.

Which brings me to the point of this post: how often do we let (or expect) other people to do things for us that we could (or should) do ourselves? (more…)

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