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Misty Nuckolls

Misty Nuckolls currently resides in Lawrence, KS, with one of the few good men left in America and their daughter who at this moment is most likely drawing on a cat. With washable marker, mind you--they're not heathens. Check out Misty's blog on

It’s Complicated: Being Pro-Choice but Anti-Abortion

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So here I am, finally writing about the A-word. Oh, I’ve written about it plenty before, in my usual callous, there-are-too-many-goddamn-mouths-on-the-planet-to-begin-with vein. But that was before. Not before I became pregnant. I was pregnant once before, at eighteen. I didn’t know it until I lost it. I mourned that baby, even though I probably wouldn’t […]

I Think My Neighbor’s Kid Is a Legit Psychopath

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Not exactly how you want to start out a conversation with your neighbors, is it? But I’m going to have to figure out some way to explain to them why I won’t allow my daughter to play with their five kids any more. Really, it’s just the one, the four-year-old boy. We’ll call him Damien, […]

Dear Trey

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A few months ago, my husband Trey and I celebrated our third wedding anniversary. I know that doesn’t sound like such hot shit to a lot of you, but for someone who never imagined herself married at all (or at least not to someone who wasn’t a billionaire octogenarian), it’s a big fucking deal. So […]

Here’s To The Rest of Us

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I hate Hallmark holidays. They suck. My husband and I never observe Valentine’s day, which, if you listen to our respective co-workers and friends, makes him an insensitive cad and me just barely this side of battered. I say fuck ’em. He brings me bouquets of roses and tabasco-spiced Slim Jims for ABSOLUTELY NO REASON […]