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12 03, 2010

Some Reading for Your Weekend Pleasure!

By | March 12th, 2010|Economy, Women in Politics|0 Comments

Yes, things have been a little quiet here lately.  I apologize for the lack of punditry!  But as I'm cranking on Chapter 3 of Mothers of Intention and trying to keep the packing anxiety at bay for China, my focus is a little off.  But here are a few places you can find me or [...]

9 03, 2010

Courageous Parents, Confident Kids Could Be Yours for Free!

By | March 9th, 2010|Moms & Politics|9 Comments

I'm counting the days until Courageous Parents, Confident Kids comes out in hard copy!  I was excited to write a chapter about mothers online finding their political mojo, if you will, as part of this project launched by Amy Tiemann of MojoMom fame.  The inspiration for the book came from Amy's desire to put together [...]

9 02, 2010

This Valentine’s Day, I’m Not Taking Relationship Advice from Jenny Sanford

By | February 9th, 2010|Moms & Politics, Women in Politics|4 Comments

February is usually a time many of us reflect on our relationships, what with the pressure of Valentine's Day upon us! But I don't usually write about relationships here, unless it's about my increasingly unhappy one with do-nothing politicians!  The release of Jenny Sanford's book Staying True, however, has me rethinking something, though. You remember [...]

25 01, 2010

Game Change — Sexism at its Worst

By | January 25th, 2010|Democrats|8 Comments

So let me get this straight -- with the exception of Michelle Obama, all the women who were center stage in the 2008 presidential election (whether they were candidates or not) are bitchy, stupid, whining shrews? If this is where we are in 2010 when it comes to permissible portrayals of women, I may have [...]

18 11, 2009

The New Kirtsy Book's Here! The New Kirtsy Book's Here!

By | November 18th, 2009|Changing the World, Making Our Political Voices Heard|3 Comments

Today, I feel like Steve Martin in the movie, The Jerk. No, I'm not feeling like a jerk. Remember the scene when the new phone book arrives? The mere fact of seeing his name in print brings out a joyous rant: -- "The new phone book's here! The new phone book's here! I'm SOMEBODY!" Something [...]

4 10, 2009

Guess What's Arriving in a Couple of Weeks?!?

By | October 4th, 2009|Changing the World|0 Comments

I'm SOoooo excitied!  This book, Kirtsy Takes a Bow, has been in the works for some time by those fabulous Kirtsy ladies.  I'm honored that they've selected some of my work to be included along with so many great women writers. I hear these are going to make some lovely holiday gifts! ;)