Originally posted on ruleofstupid:
My idea for a Christmas social space is taking shape. Several Bloggers have offered time to watch the Blog and I’ve now set it up. The basic idea is that there is a blog people can visit if they find themselves alone this Christmas. It’s not a crisis or support blog, just…

Originally posted on ruleofstupid:
Hi folks, just a quickie. In my kidney-crushingly funny series on Blogging Tips – I ranted at those annoying bastards who just “like you and run” to drive traffic to their site. I love myself, so you don’t have to. I have now been hit by the most gratuitous like-and-run I’ve yet…

You’re So Vain; You Probably Think This Song Is About You

Carly Simon probably never imagined that this song would grow to represent the narcissists of the world, even though it’s clear that she was dealing with one of her own. Its irony stands as a paean over the adversity and pain wrought by those whose only concern is themselves, who lead you down a path […]

What to Do If Married to a Narcissist

A little while ago, I had these words show up in my search engine terms.  Whoever you are, this post is for you. I know what you’re going through and how bad it can be. But I also know that there’s relief to be had, that you can get your life back, and that you deserve to have […]

Originally posted on Speaker7:
Seven people found my blog yesterday using those search terms: do not fear potatoes. Do people really fear potatoes? According to some random seach engine question and answer thingy, there’s not even a word for potato phobia. The second most asked question about potato fear was this: I didn’t realize I…

Here There Be Dragons

When the ancient cartographers ran out of knowledge about a landmass they were mapping, they often labelled the area with “here there be dragons.” It was a scary unknown with who-knew-what kind of weird critters, maybe barking spiders the size of lawnmowers. It was best for them to say the worst and hope for the best, […]