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Your mom’s quilt store is the hero we need right now.

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Hating the football player dating the pop star thing is sort of like voting against your own immigration bill.

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This whole thing is too wackadoo for words. My boys hate on Taylor Swift because they're basic boys and I don't put up much of an debate b/c I'm not a Swiftie. However we had to clarify with the 8 year old recently that MAGA people now hate Taylor Swift so we had to get on the same page about who you are just a hater of vs. who is an actual bad guy. (OMG what did I even just type.)

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Feb 9·edited Feb 9Liked by lyz

Oh, the Speakeasy Quilters! That made me happy. Thank you.

I went to college in Indiana, which is the first time I ever heard of Blue Laws, where you can't buy alcohol anywhere on Sundays. Um, my dudes, any self-respecting hostess knows you plan ahead for Sunday brunch and buy on Saturday. What are you preventing anyway? Other than capitalism, and capitalism seems increasingly on brand for you. As long as you're the ones benefiting, I guess. But to be clear, you can pry my brunch cocktail out of my cold, dead hands, you party-pooper cry babies.

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Feb 9Liked by lyz

Hilarious. "And it’s like, my dudes, I wish Democrats were organized enough to pull off a psyop of such magnitude" is basically how I feel every single time I hear about one of these conspiracy theories. Like yeah jeez wouldn't that be nice!! And you're absolutely right that we must be living in the shadow times if a blue-eyed blonde pop star dating a boy-next-door-type pro football player is now anathema.

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😂😂😂😂 power tools and pickup trucks…nice history channel you got there…you’re killing me this morning.

Regional airports are the best 🙌

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Feb 9Liked by lyz

I think the conspiracy theories are funny, in how outraged people are over them. I am rooting for Taylor Swift at the Super Bowl.

But like I said to my husband, she wins, and also there is no winning. Whether she shows up or not, she loses - people will either be writing think pieces about how she can't even let her boyfriend have the spotlight for one minute, or they'll be writing about how she didn't show up and how that means she doesn't support her boyfriend and his career.

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Feb 9Liked by lyz

So funny today! But you forgot to mention that Taylor Swift improves the economy--just to help Biden. And her followers are a "cult." And senior women and -gasp- suburban white women are joining up! 😂😂😂

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Feb 9Liked by lyz

I use a vodka-based spray starch for prepping hexies for paper piecing, and my house smells like classy cocktails every time I do it, usually extremely early in the morning--11/10, would recommend. Also learned saying "I'm getting up early to make hexies" can be misinterpreted in the best way.

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I miss the toughest old Texas broad that ever broaded, Ann Richards.

Also, RIP Molly Ivins. They won’t make them like they used to.

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Not all heroes wear capes, but some do sell quilting supplies...

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Tbh the only piece of Taylor Swift news that I engage with is how much her existence bothers the alt right. It’s just too much to pass up.

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I'm over here spitting out my coffee... "and if you don’t give us those soon, we are coming for power tools and trucks next" and "...when I found out that my mom’s quilt store is a secret speakeasy, it made me remember how much I love those resourceful Texas broads."

Gold, absolute gold. Thanks for the many laughs this morning. Go Caitlin Clark!

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Feb 9Liked by lyz

Having moved to Texas from a state where you can buy hard liquor at the grocery store whenever you want, I was aghast when I learned about the barriers they put in place to buying booze here! Cue me standing outside a closed liquor store on Friday after 9pm, screaming about how I thought this was America and how can Texas claim to love freedom so much??? Anyway, now I know to just ask the ladies at my local fabric store.

Also, I would love to man the Las Vegas confessional in the Eater article. Except if you bring me a boring confession, I get to pull the lever to the dunk tank.

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Feb 9Liked by lyz

Thanks for making me laugh out loud here at the reference desk on a slow Friday morning! 🤣🙏🏽

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I read this in a Washington Post article, Jason Kelce was saying he had no pants because his wife was late arriving

Travis, whose affection for his sister-in-law is well documented, responded, “Why didn’t Jason bring jeans for Jason?”

I’m now here for Travis Kelce.

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