Archive | September, 2009

Just Being Alive Will Soon be a Pre-existing Condition

September 16, 2009

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Domestic violence isn’t a subject I talk about much, but it’s something I feel very strongly about because I have a very personal connection to the topic. I was a victim of domestic abuse. Many, many years ago I …

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Mothers (and Fathers) of Intention — They’re Everywhere!

September 15, 2009

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There are so many people getting political these days, it’s hard to keep up with all of them.  So here’s a quick round-up of some great writing — and an inspiration — for this week’s Mothers of Intention post! Elisa …

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“Me” Time? What’s That?

September 14, 2009

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Recently, I was asked to contemplate the following — what is it like to have “me time” back now that the school year has started?  What will I do with it?  Exercise?  Jump for joy? Where is it and how …

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How Much Reform Will There Be in President Obama’s Health Plan?

September 13, 2009

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Polls taken immediately after President Obama’s health care speech to Congress indicate that many were pleased and excited about what he had to say about health reform. Congresswoman Maxine Waters thinks he hit it out of the park and rallied

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PunditMom Photo Saturday

September 12, 2009

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I’m having so much fun with my new Lensbaby! Wyoming waterfall And, yes, I paid for it myself and am only talking about it because I really like it and no one paid me to say that!…

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Just a Reminder From 9/11 …

September 11, 2009

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… about the lack of leadership on 9/11. Do we feel any safer today? We’ve still got troops in Iraq and Afghanistan and Osama bin Laden is still a free man. Who’s looking out for the “homeland?”…

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And Now I’ll Go Bang My Head Against the Wall

September 9, 2009

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CNN is apparently auditioning “talent” for a new talking head show a la Crossfire.  The names of those they are interested in?  Here’s the list according to MediaBistro: Steven A. Smith Cenk Uygur Joe Watkins Roland Martin Errol Lewis Steve

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Let’s Channel This Energy Over the School Speech

September 8, 2009

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Even as one of the biggest political junkies in the world, sometimes I’m still amazed at what’s going to set off the Roman candles and create a political “debate.” I wasn’t surprised when some on the right started their effort …

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PunditMom Photo Saturday

September 5, 2009

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I’m just LOVING the new Lensbaby! (Thank you Shutter Sisters!)  Though it did take me a while to realize that shutter & aperture settings had to be vastly different than with my Tamron lens!…

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What are Conservatives Really Afraid of When the President Talks to Schoolchildren?

September 4, 2009

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Yesterday, I wrote a post at my blog that was something of a rant about the right wing’s campaign to keep kids home from school on September 8 when the President is scheduled to broadcast a web event to talk …

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What’s Wrong with This Country?

September 3, 2009

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I had many honest discussions with PunditGirl during the 2008 Presidential election about why her dad and I are Democrats, why we believed that the Bush administration was bad for our country and why we wanted a Democrat in the …

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So Many Mothers of Intention, So Little Time!

September 2, 2009

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There are so many Mothers of Intention out there in the blogosphere these days, that I wanted to highlight a few recent, amazing posts that are must-reads.  I am proud to call these three women friends, even though I don’t …

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