@Whymommy Love Fest Held As Susan G. Komen Cuts Off Planned Parenthood Funding

Hi everyone, When I read yesterday that Susan G. Komen has decided to end hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual grants toPlanned Parenthood for breast cancer screening and related services, I immediately thought of two women: ...more
@KarenLynnn I agree that it did bring about a lively conversation! more

@Whymommy Love Fest Held As Susan G. Komen Cuts Off Planned Parenthood Funding

Hi everyone, When I read yesterday that Susan G. Komen has decided to end hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual grants toPlanned Parenthood for breast cancer screening and related services, I immediately thought of two women: ...more
I celebrate our right of freedom of speech and lord knows I have an opinion on just about ... more

Who Says Moms Have to Have Sensible Hair?

Last week, I was getting my hair cut for the first time in forever and the college girl washing it was asking about my children. While I was telling her, she suddenly remarked, “You’re the only person I’ve seen who has kept their hair this long after having kids.” In her voice there was a slight note of disapproval, like maybe it was time for me to think about a more sensible haircut....more
Great post ... thanks! more

Over 50 and Blogging: Defining Your Corner of the Blogosphere

Pointing out the attention given to younger women on the Internet, the author of Cozy Little House asks where are the over-50 bloggers and how should they define their corner of the blogosphere. She brings to her blog life experience and a perspective that can only be gained over time. ...more
While I'm the first one to chaff against labels and love being around women of all ages, I find ... more

Half Beauty, Half Beast

I have a beauty confession to make. Or perhaps, I should say beastly confession to make. Everyone has a good side they like to pose in photos with. Now usually our “good side” is all in our minds and we look fabulous from any angle. In my case, that just is not true. I suffer from severe Linear Scleroderma. In a nutshell, collagen overproduction has attacked my healthy muscle tissues and replaced them, for better lack of a word, with scar tissue. ...more
Thank you for sharing your story on this public forum. Acceptance and courage and now your ... more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your January Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily January NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
Brain Fade!!! Here's the link: ... more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your January Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily January NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
Tuesday's post with a genealogy theme. Hope you enjoy! more

The Keepers of Family Histories

As we discussed in our interview with Kim Edwards, The Lake of Dreams is about a whole lot of different things. I think it mostly about family and how finding out something new about our family can change everything. ...more
Since I'm the "Keeper of Everything" in my family I can relate to The Lake of Dreams. Every new ... more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your January Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily January NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
Today's post and first time participating in NaBoPoMo can be found here: ... more

NaBloPoMo January 2012 Writing Prompts

If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in January -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts appear here nightly, Monday to Friday (weekends are for free-writing!) ...more
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