March 8th, 2007

ask yourself why there's a need for International Women's Day

Democracy Now ran a story on women soldiers in Iraq
who die of dehydration because they don't want to drink water late in the day (even in 120 degree heat),
because they don't want to have to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night,
because they don't want to get sexually assaulted on the way.


Apparently I'm the newest member of the library sustainability committee.

I feel kind of sorry for the boys who try to talk to me.

A distinguished-looking faculty(?) member whom I just met asked about my email address–- I got to explain that "laivine" is my name in Elvish.