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Busing Karin…

The Bus. Words that make a person cringe or relax. I’ve ridden more than my share. The following is a bunch of stories on some of my experiences. Trigger Warning: there are some stories that may be hard to read. I’m going to bypass the terror of upsetting my dad…

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My Noodle, Snark

A Rant: Doctors

TRIGGER WARNING: I’m ranting about doctors here. There is something wrong with Western Medicine. Why can’t we just get the help we need? I’ve been reading “It’s Always Something” by Gilda Radner. In 1986, she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after a year of misdiagnoses and multiple doctors. In 1988,…

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Meditating woman
Adulting

Advice for my Younger-self

What would I tell my younger self if I had the chance? In reality, it’s a complicated question since it was my past that made me who I am today. And I like me. Changing the past could have either good or bad repercussions. But let’s pretend that I’m talking…

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Glacier
Ideas and Musings

Unpacking the Freeze

What do you get when you cross a Zen Buddhist Nun with a Dominatrix? You get Kasia Urbaniak and the Academy of Power. Now that I have your attention… Yes, I’ll give you more information on Kasia and her school but that’s not quite the focus of this post. No,…

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Hand holding the word "Hope"
Ideas and Musings

The Problem of Hope

I’m a software tester. For me to fulfill my duty and obligation to my company, I need software to test. It’s kind of a requirement. We got a new CEO and thing have been changing. For one thing, there is a new focus on getting things in the backlog done.…

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