"There are things in there I made up, but which people have assumed are historical exemplars. But I never said The Miniaturist was anything else except a novel."
There's that special space you get into where you're so hungry that nothing makes sense and you irrationally hulk out.
When white people are provided with every possible medical intervention in the face of a dangerous hemorrhagic fever while Black people are left to die, there's only one possible explanation for that disparity: racism.
By the time I finally gave up and decided to get out of bed eight hours later, I had to admit that we were at watchPAT: 1, me: 0.
dear prudence
the internet
The Internet can be a terrible place, but don't hide behind that as an excuse to avoid dealing with inappropriate, cruel, and awful commenters.
I fall firmly into the thank you note camp, because I was not raised by wolves.
i am a crotchety curmudgeon
Awareness about water issues is laughably low in much of the United States, which is maybe why people think this meme is funny and lighthearted, or that the symbolism of wasting a bucket of water isn't a big deal.