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Five Unbearable Internet Facts That Will Make You Headdesk for the Rest of Your Life

Guys, what are we doing? What is it in our nature that compels us to click on stupid headlines? We already know that whatever that content is, it’s not “earth-shattering”, it won’t “blow our minds” and it probably won’t even … Continue reading

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Caloric Content of Muffins Outweighs Gruesome Texas Showdown in State Senate

At 11:30 p.m. last night, eastern time, I sat hunched over my desk, a glass of wine at the ready, readying manuscripts to send to magazine editors. I nearly jumped out of my chair when the shrill sounds of a … Continue reading

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Modern Sexism

The problem is subtlety. The problem is “how far we’ve come.” The problem is enlightenment. The problem is a society that congratulates itself on the freedom and equality all face when compared to how it was, when compared to where it … Continue reading

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I’m a Real Mom!

Well, it finally happened. All this time I was convinced I was faking it, but lo and behold, I’m actually a real mom. Know why? According to Elizabeth Banks, it’s because I have two kids. Huzzah! Well, celebrity I only … Continue reading

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In Defense of the Big, Bad Media

I want to take a tiny, inconsequential sliver of the gruesome tragedy in Connecticut and apply it to the broader hatred and ranting I’m seeing pop up everywhere…against the media. And it’s not like this is new. Everyone hates the … Continue reading

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Bringing a Knife to a Gun Fight

Rush Limbaugh calls a law student a prostitute because she testified at a hearing in favor of requiring insurances to cover family planning. “What does it say about the college co-ed Sandra Fluke, who goes before a congressional committee and … Continue reading

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Helping Japan

In the coming days, weeks and months, Japan is going to need our help. The 8.9 earthquake and following tsunami and aftershocks ravaged the area killing tens of thousands. Men, women and children, are lost, homeless, hurt, and scared.  Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Finding Evan’s Heart

Have you ever seen a miracle? Now you have.  Meet Evan Davis.  He and his brother Finn were born 16 weeks early, on August 1st, 2009.  Evan essentially has only half a working heart.  He was born with Hypoplastic Left … Continue reading

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What’s your (New) Sign?

I’ve never put any stock into horoscopes and star signs.  Born in the early 1980s, I always figured myself beyond all that New Age mumbo jumbo, if that’s even what it is.  Until, of course, the internet’s hysteria over possible sign … Continue reading

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Beating Depression

Change is always hard. It’s harder when you don’t take each facet of that change into consideration. Depression isn’t just hormones, it isn’t just genetics. Depression can hit anyone, and many times the triggers occur outside the body. Continue reading

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