Category Archives: Ponderings

Manly.

So, Jody Allard has now publicly shamed her two teen sons (between 16 and 19, it seems, from her original post) a second time.  During her first post, she talks about her position on rape culture and misogyny and how … Continue reading

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Magic.

Feedback offered to the staff of a world-class mouse-centered theme park in central Florida. Good evening.  Although my family decided on a vacation with your primary competitor in Orlando, we were able and fortunate to spend a few days in … Continue reading

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Man.

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Meal.

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Connection.

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Reminder.

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