Archive for March 2012

Can Mama Get Her Groove Back? Days 1+2

Can Mama Get Her Groove Back?  Days 1+2
I’m in the first week of my 60-day get-fit program.  I have no plan and no trainer, and I refuse to get on a scale or measure anything.  At first I thought I’d follow two rules, no alcohol and no eating off of my child’s plate, but I broke both at Tavern on Rush yesterday (their... Read more »

Can Mama Get Her Groove Back? Let the Games Begin

Can Mama Get Her Groove Back? Let the Games Begin
I’ve gotten soft.  No, not in terms of business or parenting or life in general.  It’s much worse than that. My body has gone to mush. I was a jock growing up.  Whether it was tackle football, basketball, volleyball, or pretty much anything that involved a round orb, sports were my refuge.  Don’t get me... Read more »

Dear Jon Stewart: Stop Using the Word Pussy. Thanks.

Dear Jon Stewart: Stop Using the Word Pussy. Thanks.
Dear Jon Stewart, Like most of the world, I think you and your show rock.  You’ve made me laugh, made me think, and helped make a vicious and absurd political system almost bearable (almost).  You’ve had more of an impact in getting young people involved in politics and in challenging the status quo than anyone... Read more »
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Admit it Already, You’re Addicted Too

Admit it Already, You’re Addicted Too
It’s time we had a talk.  Yep, you, the one reading this post right now on your phone, iPad, or laptop.  You, with the confused and slightly skeptical look on your face.  It’s time for you and I to finally admit that we have a problem.  An addiction, really.  Ha, you scoff.  What addiction?  Well... Read more »