August 5, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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I use the new Diet Coke cans to amuse myself, because summer.

This summer, Diet Coke came out with these new bottles that have words on them. The commercials make it look like you can just go to the 7-11 and find one with your name on it and then go party … Continue reading

July 31, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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Three terrible business ideas, and a brief recap of Blogher 2014

While I was away at the Blogher conference last weekend, I had a lot of time to think. And during that thinking, I came up with three terrible business ideas. So terrible, they might just work! Or not at all. … Continue reading

June 17, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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Lice: Letters from the front.

My dearest Agatha, I miss you terribly, but I assure you that all continues to be well here on the battlefront. Thus far, skirmishes have been limited to soldiers in camp whom I am not familiar with, having never once … Continue reading

June 12, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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This is why I read the news.

Oh, world. Never change. I’ve been working on a couple of essays for a while, which means that I have been spending a lot of time staring at the screen for 2-3 minutes and then opening a new tab to … Continue reading

June 3, 2014
by Meredith Bland
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So…I guess I’M the dummy here?

Son: “Mom, is ‘daw’ a word?” Me: “No.” Son: “‘Daw’?” Me: “Yeah…no. Daw isn’t a word.” Son: “No Mom, I said ‘DAW!’” Me: “Yes, I heard you. Daw. D-a-w. Not a word.” Daughter: “No Mom, he means d-a-E-w.” Me: “Oh, … Continue reading