And The Nominees Are...

Wow!!  What a way to wake up this find that I'd been nominated for a Liebster award!  A huge THANK YOU to Darian Wilk for nominating me!  Darian is an incredible writer who, besides her blog Crazy Lady With A Pen, just received the first copy of her book Love Unfinished.  I am so proud of her accomplishment!!...more

Bloggers (and Their Kids) Loved Steve Jobs

I saw my first iPhone at a blogging conference. And my first iPad. In my mind, blogging and Steve Jobs are inextricably linked. And tonight the blogosphere says farewell to Steve Jobs. ...more
The man was truly a visionary who followed his intuition. He was the first person I felt ...more

Update: Troy Davis Executed 4 Hours After Original Schedule

Editor's update: Amy Goodman at Democracy Now reports that Troy Davis was executed at 11:08PM Eastern Time, after the the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stay the execution for Troy Davis about a half an hour earlier. #RIPTroyDavis was the top trending topic on Twitter following the announcement that the stay had been denied....more
We call this "the information age" because we all have nearly unlimited access whenever we want ...more

Fashion Bloggers at New York Fashion Week, Spring 2012

The Spring collections of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week have all walked the runways and will hopefully be filling department stores and boutiques across the globe in early 2012. Yep, New York Fashion Week is over and since we're all bloggers here {well, most of us anyway} I thought I'd share with you links to a few of my favorite fashion bloggers sites & their personal experiences & photos from New York Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Spring 2012. ...more
I love the color palete and the texture and flow of the fabrics. It will influence my own ...more

Contagion Movie: Thrilling, Yes; Accurate Portrayal of Bloggers...Not so Much

Directed by the Academy Award-winning Steven Soderbergh, Contagion,a fast-paced thriller about a viral pandemic, was very scientifically accurate for a Hollywood blockbuster. Too bad this exciting movie did not have a stronger sensibility for tech and social media, as it was chock-full of misleading and disrespectful comments about bloggers....more
Jane, you have to remember that the character that made this statement in the film is, well, a ...more

Blogher ’11 – Was It Worth It?

 I flew from New York to San Diego this weekend for the annual Blogher Conference.  There were more than 3,000 women who attended.  In addition to a series of workshops and meet up groups, they also had a large trade show....more

Thank You Bloggers - You Taught Me How to Bake Better, Exercise Enthusiastically, and Parent with Pride!

Today I decided it was time (and overdue quite frankly) to say thank you!  The blogging world has truly changed my life.  Thanks to YOUR blogs...I am able to do many things better!  (And try things I never thought I could!)I blog. After months and months of reading blogs, I finally found the courage (and the topic) to blog myself.  I love writing, and knowing that my blog could make someone smile, really makes my day....more

Hey Bloggers! I Want More Shine

This is me, on Twitter, this afternoon, sort of losing it:"Everybody here trying to help others just needs to keep putting one foot in front of the other. Ignore the haters. cc: @dooce @mom101 @lovethatmax""IGNORE!!""Say it with me now: IGNORE! I IGNORE YOU, HATERS! Gonna keep doing what I do, & trying to help, come what may.""Maybe we could write a song called 'I Ignore You, Haters'. Who's good with lyrics?""Ignore!" I think I'm going to start a new hashtag ... drumroll please ...#ignore...more

Amen, sister. Amazing and timely as always. more