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The Excluded Cost of Goods

The Excluded Cost of Goods

At the beginning of November I was in Milwaukee vending at the Midwest Gaming Classic. Traffic, and thus sales, were slow, leaving me with lots of time to browse the internet. I came across Umair Haque’s article “Why Everything is Suddenly Getting More Expensive — And...
Making it Work: Everyday I’m Hustlin

Making it Work: Everyday I’m Hustlin

Capitalism will have you working yourself to breakdown just to chase a few shiny coins. Three months ago I closed down my Patreon. It was a counter-intuitive move from the outside looking in. I had managed to hit my first tier goal after two years after all. For once...
Dreaming of Wyoming Skies

Dreaming of Wyoming Skies

Originally posted to Patreon on March 22, 2021 My Hermit year comes at an opportune time. In eighteen months my parenting agreement with my ex-husband ends with our daughter’s eighteenth birthday. With that resolution comes the freedom to move away from Illinois. This...
My Hermit Year

My Hermit Year

Originally posted on my Patreon March 8, 2021 According to The Tarot Handbook by Angeles Arren this past year is supposed to be my Hermit year. It is a year of “things definitely ending or being resolved”, a “year that one cannot compromise values” and a time when I...
For the Love of Kerchiefs

For the Love of Kerchiefs

It started with this video. on medieval hair styles and care. While the main point is about medieval hygiene, I was struck by the mention of head covers and how they helped keep hair clean. It brought to mind memories of my grandma, who would wear bandanas as head...
Making it Work: This is What I Do

Making it Work: This is What I Do

I am sitting in a hotel room that reeks of decades of cigarette smoke despite being labelled as non-smoking, on a bed that I had checked for bedbugs. I am drinking blackberry whiskey from a flask as I watch The Lost World. I am in Racine, WI for my first vending event...

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