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Remembering Christmas 2013.

There are no children in the house and around 1am early Christmas morning, my siblings decided to open gifts right then. There are five of us plus Mom, which means buying lots of gifts and spending lots of money and … Continue reading

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One family’s awesome Christmas card.

Why have I watched this three times today already? I don’t even mind that they shamelessly plug their new production company at the end.

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Name discrimination.

I don’t want to think about the job interviews I didn’t get because my first name strikes some people as “too ethnic.” It’s actually Hebrew and means sky or the heavens. Still, somehow it gives off an around-the-way-girl vibe that … Continue reading

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Of course Theo Huxtable was dead wrong. Here’s why.

An article in Saturday’s New York Times broke my heart. It’s entitled “Caught in Unemployment’s Revolving Door.”  Included in the wide-ranging piece is a short profile on Jenner Barrington-Ward, a 53 year-old college graduate who worked steadily from her twenties … Continue reading

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1.1.13

Not everybody believes in the whole resolution thing at the beginning of each new year, but I do. So here we go, in no particular order: 1. Curb my potty mouthedness. 2. Get strong enough to do five push-ups. And not the … Continue reading

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My (Dreaded) DVR.

I took an afternoon off recently. Working from home and for myself, this is relatively easy to do. Instead of nestling in my office for the day and sitting in front of my laptop, I nestled on the couch with … Continue reading

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Ann Curry, For the Win

Official news of Ann Curry’s departure from “The Today Show” got buried as the Supreme Court’s healthcare ruling came in. There have been leaks about her impending ouster since last week, so this wasn’t a surprise. But I have to … Continue reading

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