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Ten Things

May 31, 2011

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Maria Shriver gave the commencement address at Holy Cross in 1998. The feedback from that speech, focusing on the top things she wish she knew as she graduated college led to the expanding of her speech into a short book in 2000, “Ten Things I Wish I’d Known- Before I Went Out into the Real […]

We’re Not That Worried Alert

May 29, 2011

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Beep Beep Beep. “Ma’am, please step aside, you’ve been selected for additional screening. Please wait over here” (gestures to nook 15 feet away). Oh my gosh, this is kinda nerve-wracking. Me? Now? But my laptop is way over there… I mean, it’s probably random. Right? What could I possibly be hiding in my jeggings? Are […]

3D Anxiety

May 29, 2011

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Nothing causes me more trivial, unnecessary anxiety than going to a 3D movie with a 5-year-old who refuses to keep her 3D glasses on. I take my glasses off to test and Po, the Kung Fu Panda is fuzzy in multiple ways. I hear the giggles of the kid and wonder what she’s actually seeing. She […]

Bossypants

May 28, 2011

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“Once in a generation a woman comes along who changes everything. TINA FEY is not that woman, but she met that woman once and acted weird around her.” - Tina Fey, Bossypants (back cover) If we met, and 1,000 other relevant good things happened, Tina Fey and I would be best friends. At least, the kind […]

This One’s a Keeper.

May 26, 2011

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I know. Why can’t she stick with one blog? One website? One poorly named place to publicly journal her random thoughts, smarter sounding queries and poorly edited rants about men, life and the proper way the 24-hr media cycle should cover the news? And why abandon Blogger? It has only been good to me in […]

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