You’re Being Really Extra (Exodus 25)

Summary: There's just something about the old days. No, not those old days. The old old days. The days way back before your grandparents were born; the days where black people were slaves and women wore corsets and didn't go to school. There's something about those days that makes them so easy to either romanticize or ridicule, … Continue reading You’re Being Really Extra (Exodus 25)

So You Think You Can Serve? (Exodus 24)

Summary: Number 27 on the list of Things People On Reality TV Say Way Too Much is "They just have that star quality". Or "they just have it". It's wonderful because it's specific enough to make the speaker sound like they really know what they're talking about yet vague enough to mean nothing whatsoever. It's a … Continue reading So You Think You Can Serve? (Exodus 24)

Feelin’ Ourselves (Exodus 19)

Summary: They say that sometimes the anticipation of a thing is better than the thing itself. The excitement before a holiday, the pregnant pause before an announcement, the vivid daydreams of a coming vacation are all delicious and wonderful and perfect, especially because the reality of the thing, with its drawbacks and disappointments, hasn't come … Continue reading Feelin’ Ourselves (Exodus 19)