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Maddie
Ohio State, usually at Kafe Kerouac or the Thomson Library studying my brains out.
Living a happy life; blogging it.
Interests: yoga, learning, reading, writing, biking, acting, doing my part to help the world.
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Washington is a grown-up place. We dress up, go to work every day, cook dinner every night...real life is hard, but we're adjusting. Some of my favorite aspects of grown-up life: Being unable to sleep in. Maybe it's because I'm... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2012 at What I Was Thinking.
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One of the most rewarding aspects of my semester in Washington, D.C. has been the mentoring program. The Washington Academic Internship Program sets up each Glenn Fellow with an Ohio State graduate who now works in D.C. My mentor Kirstin... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2012 at What I Was Thinking.
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Big cities are expensive and before I came to Washington, D.C. I knew I would be "eating in" as much as possible. My roommates and I get along really well. I knew we would be peas in a pod when... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2012 at What I Was Thinking.
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A new thaaaaaaang I'm doing. Check out these Halloween costumes. Creative? Absolutely. Conducive to women's wellbeing? Probably not. Kudos and no judgment to women who choose to wear these costumes - I'm not brave enough to bare much skin in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2012 at What I Was Thinking.
Thanks to my awesome friend Max Zuckert for posting this. I'm going to start posting feminst-y things simultaneously on my Typepad and my Tumb1r. If you're not into weird pictures of sparkly things or comics or hippies or whatever, just... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2012 at What I Was Thinking.
Before beginning this post, I'd like to pose a little something that I found on twitter. But seriously, discuss. PPS (pre-pre-script), I love The West Wing, I greatly enjoy Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, and I like Sports Night,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2012 at What I Was Thinking.
Angst and heartbreak straight from my freshman year of college. Enjoy! Little Alternatives to Crying (or, nonsensical rantings) waiting winning losing winning losing waiting, losing putting that thing back together and painting it a new color. it'll stay in my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2012 at What I Was Thinking.
Tee hee hee. I always knew I liked Billy Collins. Maybe all Emily Dickinson needed was a good roll in the hay (Thanks M for showing this to me!). http://homepages.sover.net/~nichael/nlc-poetry/bc1.html Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes Billy Collins First, her tippet... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at What I Was Thinking.
I wrote this about a month ago when I spoke at Hillel on Shabbat. I'm a little proud of it, so I thought I'd post it here. Shabbat shalom, everyone. We all know Parshat B’Shalach – it’s a fantastic story.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2012 at What I Was Thinking.
I am a nail polish fanatic. I am also a Hunger Games fanatic! That book series is AWESOME. Forget team Peeta / team Gale, this book is about girl power and inner strength, not some hot guys. Glam Polish, in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2012 at What I Was Thinking.
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Hey kids. I'm thinking about getting a new tattoo sometime soon. These are some images I'm interested in...if any of you are artsy and wanna pretty these up/think of a similar design that might suit me by all means take... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2011 at What I Was Thinking.
Today in one of my classes we watched this clip. For anyone who doesn’t know, this cute little video advertises The Women’s Fund, a great organization that empowers women and girls. The video is great - it’s a good example... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2011 at What I Was Thinking.
Soapbox time. This week is "Israel Apartheid Week" around the world, where misinformed individuals with good hearts and minimal facts compare the situation in Gaza to Apartheid South Africa. This is an insult to the horrors that Black South Africans... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2011 at What I Was Thinking.
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I'm sick. I started feeling sick during our last day in London. It increased a little bit each day and I fought through it, until Tuesday when I was too sick to go to my first fencing class of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2011 at What I Was Thinking.
During the "Year Course Shabbat Weekend" we were planning on doing our own cult showing of the famously bad movie "The Room." For those of you who've never heard of this movie, look it up, and don't watch it alone.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2011 at What I Was Thinking.
I don't have a lot of time to blog, because the city is keeping me busy. Well...I do have time, but I've been using it to either chill out,explore, or sleep. So here's a bite-sized look at my time in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2011 at What I Was Thinking.
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I haven't read or seen much of Tennessee Williams' work, but I'm hoping to change that soon. His work is fascinating, and he was pretty interesting as well. While in London, we bought tickets to see Cat on a Hot... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2010 at What I Was Thinking.
Facts of the Rwandan genocide. In 2002 the government put the death toll for the ethnic slaughter at 1,074,017 with Tutsis as 94% of the dead. March 13, 2010. Day 7 of the 100 days of remembrance of the Rwandan... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2010 at What I Was Thinking.
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I'm going to attempt to fill you all in on the many upcoming events this spring. If any of you remember Bill Nye the Science Guy, he had a segment on his show called "Did You Know That?" The segment... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2010 at What I Was Thinking.
I've been having disturbing dreams lately. Not like, murder-zombies-exam anxiety dreams. I had a dream I was truly happy. With a past boyfriend. Whose face wasn't visible, and whose name was unfamiliar to me. As I mentioned in the previous... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2010 at What I Was Thinking.
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Last week my writings were questioned and criticized. About a particular post I was asked, "What were you thinking when you posted it like this?" I guess the only thing I can say is, I didn't really think this through... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2010 at What I Was Thinking.
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Mar 15, 2010
This was brought to my attention by a friend in my feminist club. On radio station 106.7, "Rover's Morning Glory," The DJs discuss whether or not a victim can be held accountable for being raped because of the way she... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2010 at What I Was Thinking.
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Not too many college updates for y'all at the moment. I'm working on a digital narrative on crossdressing for my women's studies class, which I'll post on the blog if I figure out how. I've been in kind of a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2010 at What I Was Thinking.
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A slightly off-topic comment before the blog begins: I hate Valentine's Day. For as long as I can remember, whether or not I was in a relationship during this paganistic Hallmark holiday, I've hated it. I love people all year... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2010 at What I Was Thinking.