As most of you know, one of the reasons I've been largely absent from the blog recently is that I was planning my wedding reception -- for 6 months after the actual wedding. In another state. WHILE IN THE MIDDLE OF A FUCKING BOOK TOUR. Boy, am I ever not going to repeat that mistake … Continue reading Party Pictures
He'll probably kill me for this, but I like acknowledging birthdays, and if his birthday isn't all about me, I don't know what is. His present didn't arrive in time (read: I didn't order it in time), but I'm currently letting him sleep in and considering other generous and heartfelt expressions of love, such … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Al!
I did my first feature on Salon, on the next generation of abortion providers. (That's what kept me away from the blog for most of last week, btw.) I also wrote this morning about how the vitriol aimed at women who choose not to have children is suspiciously similar to anti-abortion rhetoric. You think maybe … Continue reading Today in Things I Wrote Elsewhere
'Cause I am not up to a more substantial post... "Noted woman physician" on why women shouldn't have careers. It's the Caitlin Flanagan of 1947. About that #twowholecakes thing.... (And speaking of cakes, if you missed Fat Satan, you must check that out, too.) McDonald’s Eats A Super-Sized Order Of Its Own Words (via Womanist Musings) Oh, … Continue reading Stuff I just tweeted
I wrote about AmazonFail 2009 over at Broadsheet this morning, so if you've been dying to discuss it here, check that out and come back. One thing I didn't get to in that post (which got out-of-hand long very quickly) was this post at After Ellen, in which Sarah Warn reminds us that the problem … Continue reading Quickly: The Amazon Thing
Sorry about the light posting this week, but FJ and SM have already offered their explanations, and mine is that my mother-in-law was in town and I was sick. (Comment on that combo from my Facebook page: "In a sitcom, this would be where you decide to repaint the bathroom, which goes horribly awry in … Continue reading Weekend Open Thread
Hey all, check out Lonie McMichael's call for participants in some fat-friendly research she's doing.