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.