Archive | September, 2006

What’s 28% of 40-something years?

September 30, 2006

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You’ve Changed 28% in 10 Years Ah, the past! You may not remember it well – because you’re still living in it.While you’ve changed some, you may want to update your wardrobe, music collection and circle of friends. How

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Flat Daddies?

September 30, 2006

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“Flat Daddy” cut-outs provided to children whose mothers or fathers are in Iraq?I don’t even know where to begin on this one.Wait! Here’s a crazy idea — we could just bring them home!…

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Apparently, I’ve arrived!

September 29, 2006

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I’m not sure how I earned this honor, but some blog I hadn’t heard of until today has voted me as one of the worst political blogs on the web (that’s a nice honor, considering there are about 60 million …

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Hubris is not a dirty word

September 28, 2006

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This is just one reason why I love Anna Quindlen!…

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Back-to-school night vs. mommy politics?

September 27, 2006

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So here’s my dilemma. Do I attend the annual back-to-school night or attend the Capitol Hill event where they will be having the national debut of The Motherhood Manifesto, a documentary that explores the individual stories of mothers around …

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Activism AND fashion

September 25, 2006

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I’ll admit it — I love sneaking in a few minutes of Oprah viewing every now and then just as much as the next person. But I’m not watching her show to get informed on political issues that impact women …

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Is that so WRONG?

September 24, 2006

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I’m afraid I’m getting a bit lax in the world of television viewing rules for my six-year-old, especially on Sunday mornings. After seven hours of school, five days a week, and now with adding homework on top of that, plus …

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I’m in TROU-ble!!

September 23, 2006

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“Mommy, Mommy, I LOOOOVE MATH!” That’s what my first-grader Rachel has been telling me everyday this week and that makes me a happy camper. Sure, in kindergarten there was tehcnically “math,” — counting to 100, learning to count by fives …

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Cleaning, working, mothering, cooking, blogging … AHHHH!

September 22, 2006

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Not enough time for all of it today, so how about just a great pic! OK — I know photography is not part of being a pundit, but, hey, sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day! Any good …

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More women, please!

September 19, 2006

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I saw this cartoon today and it really hit home. Women’s eNews, at www.womensenews.org, and the artist Ann Telnaes have graciously allowed me to reprint it here to share with you. Unfortunately, I think it speaks volumes to …

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On Becoming Fearless — Part One

September 19, 2006

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I was very excited this morning about an event I had on my calendar for today. I had read that Arianna Huffington was going to be at one of our local book stores. I figured that meant a reading, as …

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Mr. Russert, could I carry your briefcase?

September 18, 2006

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As some of you know, if you’ve taken a look at my other blog, Column Quest, I used to write op-ed pieces for The Washington Examiner (I privately thought of myself as their token liberal!) That went by the …

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