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Chelsea Clinton’s Marriage: Can We Just Leave Her Alone?

February 24, 2011

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Just when I thought we were done speculating about Chelsea Clinton’s marriage, the gossip rears its ugly head again.  After reports a few weeks ago that the relationships between Chelsea and her new husband Marc Mezvinsky was on the rocks …

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I Get the Message

January 28, 2011

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These go perfectly with my “Stop me before I volunteer again” Post-It notes. …

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“Chinese” Mothering Isn’t for Me

January 17, 2011

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2011 is a tough time to be a parent in America.  Explaining to our children why a nine-year-old was shot and killed in a rampage in Arizona.   Managing the amount of pop culture exposure one’s child should have (if any) …

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52?! How the Hell Did I Get Here?

October 15, 2010

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Yes, I’ll just put it out there. 52. How the hell did I get here?  Wasn’t I just graduating from law school the other day?  I try really hard not to obsess about the age thing this time of year …

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No Cyberbullying — Yet

June 18, 2010

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My fourth-grade daughter was very excited when I finally allowed her to have her own E-mail address.  A few of her school friends had them, and they started E-mailing each other after school which she really enjoyed.  It was about …

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Why Helen Thomas and Not Rush Limbaugh?

June 7, 2010

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I’ve been a longtime fan of veteran journalist Helen Thomas, especially since she was the first woman to be allowed into the White House press corps.  She helped forge the way for later women journalists like myself, she’s written some …

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Thanks Amy Poehler, I Feel Smarter Already!

April 26, 2010

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I’ve come to the conclusion that former Saturday Night Live star Amy Poehler is on a stealth mission to use humor to promote girl empowerment. First, she created this cartoon called The Mighty B! Now, she brings us Smart Girls

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Ready or Not, Here We Come!

March 19, 2010

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At the Summer Palace in Beijing, there is a tourist attraction called The Long Corridor. It doesn’t seem so long at first, but it’s a hefty little stroll along Kunming Lake.  The paintings almost bring the ancient royal families to …

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Snowpocalypse Part Deux? Snowpocalypse the Squeakuel?

February 6, 2010

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It started out, as it did in December, as such a pretty snow. It really wasn’t so bad Until it got dark And it just hasn’t stopped Snow cake, anyone? Of course, we’re all tweeting about it!  #snOMG…

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Ed Rendell, John Edwards, Barack Obama & Lilly Ledbetter

January 26, 2010

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No, I don’t have a bad joke that includes them walking into a bar or being on a life raft.  But I do have a few random political thoughts about each of them today.  Hey, I can share here just …

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Thankful

November 26, 2009

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Not “America’s Next Great Pundit” — Yet!

November 2, 2009

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I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t disappointed that I didn’t make the cut for finalists in the Washington Post’s “Next Great Pundit” contest. I’m not quite sure why the Washington Post is doing such a thing. Last time …

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