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Mom’s Rice Pudding

Mom’s Rice Pudding

1 cup water
½ cup rice
dash salt

Boil in microwave until liquid is absorbed. Approximately 8 minutes or so.


1 quart milk
1/4 cup butter

Cook in microwave on Medium setting until almost all liquid is absorbed. Approximately 45 minutes or so.

Beat together

2 eggs
½ cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Fold into rice mixture

Sprinkle cinnamon/sugar mixture on top and serve warm.







Some of my favorite dogs are pits.

I fucking love pits. My mom doesn’t understand it though. She grew up in a not nice part of Brooklyn, so poorly trained attack dogs are the only type of pitbulls she knows.

I adore pits. There are about 10 in my neighborhood and it makes my day whenever I get to run into them on my afternoon walks.

I have two pit mixes, and they are the best dogs I’ve ever had in my life. 

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My Sister Paid Progressive Insurance to Defend Her Killer In Court

I’ve been sending out some impertinent tweets about Progressive Insurance lately, but I haven’t explained how they pissed me off. So I will do that here as succinctly as possible. There’s a general understanding that says, “insurance companies— oh they’re awful,” but since Progressive turned their shit hose on my late sister and my parents, I’ve learned some things that really surprised me.

I’ll try to cleave to the facts. On June 19, 2010, my sister was driving in Baltimore when her car was struck by another car and she was killed. The other driver had run a red light and hit my sister as she crossed the intersection on the green light.

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Wow. Makes me rethink my insurance…

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