Bea Arthur: How One Powered Women Spoke Up

Actress Bea Arthur died today at age 86. ...more

Earth Day According to Wall-E

I watched this DVD with my children last night, and I was so impressed by it’s content, and found it pretty coincidental that we had chosen to watch it the night before Earth Day 2009. ...more

because you wrote this post, and I read it, I'm reserving the DVD at the library right now. ...more

2009 Summer Movie Preview Part 1: Streep, Jackman, Depp & More

The daffodils are blooming, the tulips are budding and you know what that means?  It's time for spring, er...summer movie previews!  You know, I don't have a problem writing about stars like Meryl Streep, Hugh Jackman, Johnny Depp and Christian Bale, I just find it funny I'm writing about their summer movies in April. ...more

I enjoyed a lot Public Enemies, though I am not a huge fan of Johnny Depp. Actually I can't ...more

Disturbing Dream

I had a very disturbing dream last night, the type that you rarely fall back to sleep from. I was up at about 1:40 am, and just milled around the house for a bit. My dream involved the entire family, and we were on vacation again. I had gone and put Jude down for a nap in another room, and came back to talk with my family at the dining table. Soon I heard Jude crying from the other room which is unusual, and I rushed in there and couldn't find him. I searched everywhere, and finally found him wrapped in white sheets in the sink. ...more

When Your Hormones are Getting the Best of You: Finding Balance and Happiness

My husband said I am bitchy. The other couple of things he said were very interesting, but being the lady that I am, not printable. I told him that I had not gone through menopause although my body was definitely making changes. He recommended that I get to a doctor as soon as possible and get medication for my problems. ...more

Phil Bronstein on the Colbert Report

I'm sure most of you had heard of the Globe's recent financial troubles. Check out San Francisco Chronicle VP and Editior, Phil Bronstein, on The Colbert Report discuss the current state of newspapers... ...more

The Basters; or Family Building is Funny!

Try this on for quirky--you're emotionally invested in becoming a single parent by choice and you decide to pursue donor insemination so you can experience pregnancy. After a careful search to choose your donor, your wacky best friend somehow swaps out the sperm sample for his skanky, untested fresh semen, you don't notice, and wham! you're pregnant with your best friend's baby. Not so funny? Yeah, I had the same thought. ...more

... just to signal "Total Absurdity Ahead."  Instead, she'll fall for the Bateman ...more

Musings from a black woman: I'm wise,

The Colbert Report ...more