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Monthly Archives: August, 2015

Sushi: Surprisingly Easy

Made sushi last night successfully for the first time. I thought it was going to be terribly complicated and difficult. It was a bit sticky and a bit messy, but … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · 17 Comments

Existentialist Nights. Do you ever ask yourself why?

Some nights I wonder. Everything has always had to be so bombastic. I don’t think I’ll ever be cured of that. It’s become a part of me- that rush. A … Continue reading

August 30, 2015 · 28 Comments

The Dining Room: Upping my game

We had our first dinner party a few days ago. Small but exceedingly lively. It lasted eight hours, which I suppose means it went well. It was all very casual … Continue reading

August 28, 2015 · 15 Comments

New camera. Testing, 1,2,3

  Playing with the camera. My old little red camera is broken. The same person who doesn’t let me use his camera because I’m allegedly not careful enough, dropped mine. … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · 23 Comments

Photographic Impossibilities. Me or the house

I wanted a picture of me in front of the house that included the whole house. I thought sitting on the steps might be amusing. It cannot be done. By … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · 32 Comments

Black Women Kicked Off Wine Train For Laughing Too Loudly – The Daily Beast

A book club visit to a Napa Valley wine train ended in embarrassment and accusations of racial discrimination after the ladies were escorted off the train for laughing too loudly … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · 8 Comments

Here we go again: Global Shares Nosedive

It’s looking bad around the globe. In the past month the Spanish Ibex has lost 13% of its value. Today the Cac 40 is down by a whopping 7%. At the … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · 10 Comments

Amazing People: The guys on the train

Here are three of them, but there were five involved in the scuffle that disarmed the terrorist and stopped the attack on the train going from Amsterdam to Paris. The … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · 10 Comments

The Body Swap Films- and I.

That’s how the past nine months have felt, like I woke up in a different body. It wasn’t just moving to another house, every aspect of life is so very … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · 29 Comments

Female Viagra? Patriarchy is alive and well.

Let’s get one thing straight, this new drug has nothing to do with viagra. Viagra is a drug with a physical effect. It increases blood-flow and that leads to an … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · 22 Comments

Family Values Activist Josh Duggar Had a Paid Ashley Madison Account

“In 2013, conservative reality TV star Josh Duggar—of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting fame—was named the executive director of the Family Research Council, a conservative lobbying group in D.C. which … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · 16 Comments

UK: 1 in 2 young people say they are not 100% heterosexual

“Asked to plot themselves on a ‘sexuality scale’, 23% of British people choose something other than 100% heterosexual – and the figure rises to 49% among 18-24 year olds” Fascinating stuff. … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · 47 Comments

The Great Australian Gay Cake Frosting Wars of 2015

Brendan O’Neill said gay marriage represents a grave danger to society because of the cake frosting industry (the Katy Faust bobblehead doll bobbled enthusiastically as he said so.) According to him it … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · 24 Comments

The Sydney Morning Herald sums up Q&A (and Faust’s performance)

Worth reading the whole article, but here’s the best part. Warning: Don’t try drinking anything while reading this, you will spit it out: “Faust comes blessed with an interesting surname … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · 9 Comments

Katy Faust & the Scott Lively Playbook

If you listened to Faust carefully there were some words that stood out. They were telling because they sounded like they were pulled verbatim from this document. That’s a strategy guide by Scott … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · 9 Comments

Thank You, Australia!

I’ve never gotten two of those in a row- and separated by just one comment! The map thingy tells me that in the past 24 hours I’ve had 5 times … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · 67 Comments

Grace Church Seattle: Ryan Faust’s Defence of Katy Faust

When I exposed Katy Faust/Askthebigot’s identity , her husband, the pastor Ryan Faust responded. I noticed he recently deleted it from his page, but I think it’s important his attack … Continue reading

August 16, 2015 · 18 Comments

The Works. August in Mazamet

The bathroom in the master bedroom is finally nearing completion! I wasn’t sure about a new bathroom in a century old house, but I’ve been converted. Everything Mike chose is … Continue reading

August 16, 2015 · 30 Comments

Robert Oscar Lopez, the man who presides Katy Faust’s ICRI

  Robert Oscar Lopez is one of them, and the newest name that should go on that list is Katy Faust. For the full HRC report click here.  

August 15, 2015 · 4 Comments

Katy Faust, supporter of Exodus International purveyor of Gay Conversion Therapy

  The organization Faust is recommending is this one: They not only promoted (debunked) reparative therapy (praying the gay away), but were at the now infamous conference in Uganda which … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · 24 Comments

The ICRI Sham. More deception from Lopez, Faust, Klein/Edelman et al.

Self-publishing, circular-referencing, creating associations with misleading names with themselves in multiple capacities- it seems no step is a step too far for these people to try to lend credibility to … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · 23 Comments

Katy Faust’s Cult: The Membership Covenant at Grace Church Seattle

  It’s not just that it’s an anti-gay church, it’s that dissent is simply not permitted. The document in its entirety is available here.  Note how they put homosexuality in … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · 60 Comments

My Sincere Apologies to the People of Australia for Inflicting Katy Faust Upon You

  It’s not every day that one gets blamed on national television for subjecting an entire country to veiled bigotry. Apparently the reason Mrs. Faust got on an aeroplane and flew to … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · 136 Comments

Ideological Poison; A side note on the propaganda and deceptive practices of Grace Church Seattle & Askthebigot

Before getting to part II I think it’s important to make something crystal clear about the anti-lgbt campaign carried out at Askthebigot, and that’s the underlying implication of their arguments and propaganda. … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · 66 Comments

Ideological Poison Part I: Grace Church Seattle & Askthebigot

As promised I’ve been preparing various posts on the internet branch of the anti-gay Grace Church Seattle.  If you’re late to the party and want some background, you can find it … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · 99 Comments

If sculptures could speak

I hadn’t noticed how funny that composition was until I uploaded the photo to the computer. One can just hear her saying, “there he goes again taking pictures of himself.” … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · 21 Comments

And we agreed on a property. Life in Mazamet.

After much deliberation, and while we still had guests, we made an offer on the property above. It was accepted, we signed the private contract and we’ll be at the … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · 14 Comments