Monthly Archives: February 2010

Jumpin’ Judicial Candidates, Batman!

I rolled into the West Grey Metropolitan Multi-Service Center around 4 this afternoon, and promptly slammed on my breaks. Traffic jam in the lot. Should’ve gone with my first instinct to vote at Moody Park, where I could also check … Continue reading

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Prime Example of Mansplaining

Thanks to Mark Antill, Communications Director for the Faulk for Congress campaign, for this great example of mansplaining in response to my blog post about voting for Sheila Jackson Lee: 1) You are voting for a woman because she is … Continue reading

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Tiger to Brit Hume: Thanks, I’ll Stick with Buddhism

I’ve watched bits and read pieces of Tiger Woods’ apology. My favorite part of his press conference: Part of following this path for me is Buddhism, which my mother taught me at a young age. People probably don’t realize it, … Continue reading

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What’s The Frequency, New York Times?

Another wack-ass NYT article about women. It seems, according to this article by Sam Tanenhaus, that artists’ receivers have been on the blink when it comes to women who kill. When Ezra Pound declared in 1934 that “artists are the … Continue reading

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Oh, Sheila! – or – Legislating While Female

Like they always say, what’s good for the goose is always good for the gander. Oh, Sheila! As much as that song rocks (and it is OK to admit you always thought it was by Prince), this post is actually … Continue reading

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It’s Just Semantics ‘Til Someone Gets Punched in the Face

Jouissens on Feministing posted this incredibly thoughtful examination of the many issues that arise when NBC commentators call women skiers like Lindsey Vonn girls yet refer to their peers with penises as men. Yeah. What she said. Not that I’m … Continue reading

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Green Squirrels

Our poodle, Judge, takes particular joy in disemboweling stuffed animals. As far as we know, he has never attempted this on an actual animal, but animal nature being what it is . . . Our backyard is strewn with the … Continue reading

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