This is my own little blog devoted to Star Wars, Princess Leia, Carrie Fisher, Carrie and Paul Simon's "crazy love" (Paul's term), cats, and various other things.

My user name is a deliberate misspelling of "triskadekaphile," which is someone who likes the number 13 (aka the opposite of a triskadekaphobe, which is someone who fears it). I personally think "trikadekaphile" sounds better. So THERE.

 

Oh for Pete’s sake…can’t the scientific community just swallow its collective pride and give Pluto an “honorary planet” title or something? Technically speaking, there are larger objects beyond Neptune that are not classified as planets, but hey…technically speaking, Pluto got there (that is, was discovered) first! 

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Carrie and a couple of hairy males at the gala honoring her for her work with Midnight Mission.

http://www.midnightmission.org/

not-all-the-prayers:

Sometimes I randomly wonder how Paul Simon would feel if he knew the only reason I got into his music in the first place was because I read his lyrics in Wishful Drinking…

My reply, expounded upon here:

I only got into his music (solo music, that is; I’d liked S&G for a while) because his relationship with Carrie always fascinated me. 

It’s probably not that unusual. One could make a good case for the claim that his relationship with Carrie was the impetus behind his best work (“Hearts and Bones,” “Graceland”).

Recently in the Human Resources Department that I work at, a request for a leave of absence came through. The employee needed to take some time off to care for his spouse…and his spouse was a man. 

Recently in the Human Resources Department that I work at, a request for a leave of absence came through. The employee needed to take some time off to care for his spouse…and his spouse was a man. 

Why you shouldn't support the Susan G. Komen foundation.   

spookyclehm:

I’ve been seeing a lot of posts discussing the corruption that is the Susan G Komen foundation lately. Despite them being exposed for the most part in 2012, a lot of people are still widely unaware of why they’re so bad. Also, i’m not seeing many sources floating around. So I…

(Source: pumpkinclem)