From the monthly archives:

July 2007

Youngstown Revolution

by Megan M. on July 31, 2007 (Blog) |

This is difficult to write.

I started writing this Friday, and I’ve been working on it for days. This is really a dramatic change, if not a sudden one. It feels like an about-face, and it’s a little embarrassing. I’ve been thinking on it for a long time. I’m absolutely sure about it [...]


Tautology: Tim Ferriss vs. The English Language

by Megan M. on July 28, 2007 (Blog) |

Remember this: Would you like to rephrase that more positively? Yes, that. Remember that?

Tonight Tim Ferriss made a post regarding the ejection of certain words from one’s vocabulary. He suggests this for slightly different reasons than I originally discussed, but still interesting, still valid! He takes familiar staples such as ‘should’ and [...]


by Megan M. on July 25, 2007 (Blog) |

Perhaps feeling betrayed by the integrity of my body (and everyone else’s), last night I dreamt my flesh was breaking open, and I must hold it shut with my hands. Many times I told myself that I was hallucinating, but I was unwilling to take my hands away. Firm conviction of hallucination does [...]

Daddy Updates

by Megan M. on July 24, 2007 (Blog) |

I talked to Dad late last night. The nurse told him they were taking the phone away when we were done—apparently he’s been getting a lot of calls. ;}

As of last night, he was still in intensive care. He seemed to expect to be going home soon, maybe by today; he sounded pretty [...]

The Awesomeness of Daniel Gilbert

by Megan M. on July 24, 2007 (Blog) |

Daniel Gilbert reminds me of Todd—quippy, brilliant, very rocket scientist attractive. (Brains, man.) And so when I was listening to Gilbert’s Interactive lecture from SXSW 2006, cursing the fates for having missed it (and his subsequent appearance in 2007, still before I knew who he was), I already felt a friendliness and familiarity [...]


by Megan M. on July 22, 2007 (Blog) |

Got a call from Mom this morning letting me know that Dad had a(nother) heart attack this morning, that he is “okay”, that they aren’t going to do any kind of surgery, but they have him on medication and are putting him in a room. A hospital room, not a padded room. (Me, [...]

Call Me

by Megan M. on July 18, 2007 (Blog) |

Em and Cherryfix covered Blondie’s Call Me! This sounds awesome.

Here’s their MySpace link—music plays on load (gag) and you might have to actually click the ‘Call Me’ link in the player.

What the hell, MySpace?? Get with the program!

For more info (like you don’t hear enough from me already), here’s Em’s website and the Cherryfix [...]