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In other news - on October 14th Prince stared us and we invited him into our home. We don't want a cat. But a neighbourhood cat that comes and visits? That counts as a win!

October 16th, 2017.
I know no-one asked, and it was only after I wrote this that I noticed that the call for solidarity around sexual harassment had specified only women, but I figured I'd write it down anyways.

In response to the viral Facebook status of:

"Me, too.
If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote "Me too" as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.
Please copy/paste.
"

 

October 16th, 2017 at Teavolve had Silver Strings, MD in the house. Though they have one additional member who's a lot younger, the guys who showed up tonight are all about 20 years my senior and still rocking. I Love watching them as inspiration - as reminder that I don't have to hang it up any time soon. Great performance, wonderful night... plus I got some more work out of it!

Me too.

Though of course I didn’t know what to make of it at the time. But there was a woman who flirted with me. And then she was in a position to offer me a contracting position. And I took the job. And then she spent a lot of time making more and more comments about how I looked or implying that we could NOT wait till the morning to see one another… nothing big but enough that I eventually needed to say “look, it makes me feel weird when you say x y or z… no big deal, but it’s just awkward”. I didn’t want to make a big deal out of it, but OUR bosses thought it was weird when she said things about my ass in particular pants during meetings… I sure didn’t wear those pants again.

And so I spoke up. She apologized and said she was quite offended that I would bring it up. How could I EVER think that she meant anything by it because “you don’t know

 
 
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