Who Do You Trust?

It seems only appropriate to talk about trust when discussing Linwood Barclay's Trust Your Eyes. The characters in the book not only have to decide whether or not they can believe what they see on the internet, but also who they can trust with that information. Who will believe them? ...more
Trust doesn't work as an on/off black/white kind of thing for me.  For example, I trust my ... more

Yes, Childfree Is Normal: Why I Moved From "Can't" to "Won't" Today

I think The Atlantic is the best publication around these days, and admire its thoughtful tackling of women’s issues. Why Women Still Can't Have It All, that post by Anne-Marie Slaughter that got so many people talking? I loved it—so smart and well argued. Of course, that post wasn't about me....more
I think maybe some people ask "Do you want children?" because they're trying to gauge your ... more

I am on my third cup of coffee and think I might need another in a minute. Give me some zing!

I am on my third cup of coffee and think I might need another in a minute. Give me some zing! ...more
I only drink one cup a day.  Sure, it's a 96 ounce cup but still - only ONE.  (OK, it's only 24 ... more

Rising from the Ashes and Taking Second Chances

Sometimes life is all about taking second chances; having the courage to look into the mirror, square into your own eyes, and bravely and resolutely say that you will not accept defeat. “Carpe diem quam minimum credula,”—seize the day, putting as little trust as possible in the future—like life, a disambiguation. And that’s just what many single moms are doing today, seizing the moment....more
And having the continued love and support of her mother is one of the most important things to ... more

Is Pole Dancing a Sport? Is It Appropriate For Kids?

 If you've missed this latest bit of news, the question plaguing British Columbia's court of public opinion is whether parents should sign their nine-year-olds up for pole dancing....more
I have no doubt that it delivers a great workout, that it can help tremendously with physical ... more

Holy cow, what did I miss? BlogHer was on Ellen and Ricki Lake? Wow! I'm famous! Right???

Holy cow, what did I miss? BlogHer was on Ellen and Ricki Lake? Wow! I'm famous! Right??? ...more
 @Karen Ballum I'm going to have to find the footage online to watch.  I never see much of ... more

Holy cow, what did I miss? BlogHer was on Ellen and Ricki Lake? Wow! I'm famous! Right???

Holy cow, what did I miss? BlogHer was on Ellen and Ricki Lake? Wow! I'm famous! Right??? ...more
 @Darcie Right next to George but with a plexiglass wall between us and guards and stuff, ... more

Being a hermit, but while doing so I finished Shadow of Night and The Virgin Cure. Now reading Bad Luck Cadet. #stillhermiting

Being a hermit, but while doing so I finished Shadow of Night and The Virgin Cure. Now reading Bad Luck Cadet. #stillhermiting ...more
I wondered where you got to.  Me?  I've been sleeping with Jamie Fraser every night.  He's ... more

Toaster Strudel Boston Cream Pie...well, those sure didn't last long. >:D

Toaster Strudel Boston Cream Pie...well, those sure didn't last long. >:D ...more
That's special vacation food.  Wouldn't last a minute here so I only buy it for when we're at ... more

We really need to buy a flashlight. Or three. Someone remind me.

We really need to buy a flashlight. Or three. Someone remind me. ...more
Flashlights run away.  I'm pretty sure they're in cahoots with the scissors and the other-socks.  more