Monthly Archives: August 2011

Imma count this as a “win”.

Last night, as I was kissing my daughters good-night, my eldest looked at my butt as I bent over her sister to apply smooches and said, “Mommy, you have a really big butt, because you are fat. But that’s okay … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman. I wonder why any woman would stand that way?

Wonder Woman. I have loved Wonder Woman. For one thing, crime fighters with vaginas were thin on the ground when I was growing up, so it was either her or the Barbie-Wanna-Be Supergirl. Honestly, who wants to be Supergirl when … Continue reading

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Who needs a Oscar when they can have a small ass?

So, this was one of the more depressing things I have encountered. Jennifer Hudson has proclaimed: “I’m prouder of my weight loss than my Oscar!” she says. “I hope it has inspired people.” And why is Jennifer Hudson so proud … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t everyone get a miracle?

A little boy, only 12 , survived despite being drug underwater by a strong ocean current for more than 25 minutes.  It is always good news when a 12 year does not die. It is even better news that the … Continue reading

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How about some good news on Solar Power?

This just cheers me up something fierce, people. A 13 year old boy figured out how to make solar panels more efficient. His name is Aidan Dwyer, and he’s a smarty-pants with a keen eye. He noticed that the leaves … Continue reading

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Warren Buffet is magnificent.

By now, everyone is probably aware that Warren Buffett wrote an op-ed piece for the New York times wherein he begged politicians to stop coddling the mega-rich (like-himself) and freaking tax them at least as much as they do the … Continue reading

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Stitch started preschool again, and I was okay with it.

Stitch is going to a Montessori School “all-day” this year. That way her schedule matches up with her sister’s a little more, and it will help ease her in to all-day kindergarten next year. She went 1/2 day to the … Continue reading

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