Less Popular Than How Awesome My Freaders Are

First of all, freaders is supposed to be friends + readers but it also looks like freaks + readers which might be fine.

I just wanted to let you know how much I bragged on y’all at BlogHer ’12 to other bloggers, brands and anyone who would listen. I cannot believe how hilarious, intelligent and kind our little community is. Thank you for making a place for thoughtful discussion not agreement, political parties or personal rage.

You give me hope for humanity! No really, I put that in my bio for my newest gig: writing monthly at Also, can we say YAY! to this addition to my freelance repertoire? YAY!

In case you didn’t know what Progressive Christianity is.

As a thank you, I wanted to give away a BlogHer swag gift basket, but it would consist of a slingshot monkey, 4 screen clean clothes, and coupons for 18 free yogurt. If I could’ve bottled up my 3 free massages and given you one, I would have, but otherwise, I was a bit of a failure in the swag hag department. Perhaps my adoration and appreciate is enough. {group hug}

When I’m not say thank you, I’m becoming more popular by reading and writing elsewhere.

My Other Hangouts (don’t tell my blog):

Favorite posts I didn’t read, I mean, write:

  • Push: From Reflections of a Grady Doctor, one of the best stories and reminder to trust our instincts and help others even when it is uncomfortable. (thought-provoking)
  • Curiosity Captivates Times Square Crowd: From NPR Morning Edition, a group of people gathered in Time Square to watch the landing on Mars. They started chanting: SCIENCE! SCIENCE! They are probably my people. (interesting)
  • Monisha’s Minute: The Gabby Douglas Hair Controversy…Unwrapped: From Sporty Afros, a look at why Gabby’s hair is commented on so much and the culture of African-American women’s hair. If you don’t know anything about the importance of hair within black American (western?) culture, you need to read this. (important)
  • McKayla Is Not Impressed: A tumblr blog with the first 2012 Olympics meme: McKayla Marony’s unimpressed look on impressive events. (funny)

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