Category Archives: Life

Put Your Hand On Your Heart

“Engage” – by The Cloud Filmmaking Studio from The Moxie Institute on Vimeo. Be part of something bigger. Give a little bit of your love. Today.

Put Your Hand On Your Heart

“Engage” – by The Cloud Filmmaking Studio from The Moxie Institute on Vimeo. Be part of something bigger. Give a little bit of your love. Today.

Sara Is Finally Free

In November 2009, I featured Sara Kruzan’s story on AmazingWomenRock.com in a post entitled “How Much Time for This Kind of Crime?” At the time, I tried to make sense of the violence of her desperate action, and the life

Sara Is Finally Free

In November 2009, I featured Sara Kruzan’s story on AmazingWomenRock.com in a post entitled “How Much Time for This Kind of Crime?” At the time, I tried to make sense of the violence of her desperate action, and the life

Men Speak a Language All Their Own

They say women and men speak different languages. That may be true. They say women talk more than men. That’s definitely not. Another thing for sure: men speak a language all their own. (Maybe women do too.) The fact that male

Men Speak a Language All Their Own

They say women and men speak different languages. That may be true. They say women talk more than men. That’s definitely not. Another thing for sure: men speak a language all their own. (Maybe women do too.) The fact that male

10 Things Our Daughters Could Learn From Whitney Houston

Multi-award winning singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was born on this day in 1963. Her fairytale-turned-tumultuous life, complete with a bad-boy husband and admitted drug use, ended in tragedy in a hotel bathtub on February 11, 2012.

10 Things Our Daughters Could Learn From Whitney Houston

Multi-award winning singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was born on this day in 1963. Her fairytale-turned-tumultuous life, complete with a bad-boy husband and admitted drug use, ended in tragedy in a hotel bathtub on February 11, 2012.

Escape. Embrace. Or Not. Or Both.

I follow a number of interesting blogs, among them that of TK Coleman, a self-described philosopher whose blog tagline reads: “Ideas are my intoxication. Philosophy is my psychedelic.” In a recent post, titled “Escape,” Coleman discusses the nature of “personality:”

Escape. Embrace. Or Not. Or Both.

I follow a number of interesting blogs, among them that of TK Coleman, a self-described philosopher whose blog tagline reads: “Ideas are my intoxication. Philosophy is my psychedelic.” In a recent post, titled “Escape,” Coleman discusses the nature of “personality:”

10 Things I Loved About @TEDGlobal Day 1 via TED Live

I love TED. I have since I watched my first TED talk about eight years ago. And I’ve watched many, many, many others since. I’ve even spoken myself, at TEDxAjman, on the subject of gender parity on world stages.

10 Things I Loved About @TEDGlobal Day 1 via TED Live

I love TED. I have since I watched my first TED talk about eight years ago. And I’ve watched many, many, many others since. I’ve even spoken myself, at TEDxAjman, on the subject of gender parity on world stages.

Frozen Bananas? Who Knew? (Day 10)

Yippee! We made it to Day 10 in Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing)! (Actually, today is Day 11, but don’t tell anyone…) It is excruciatingly hot in

Frozen Bananas? Who Knew? (Day 10)

Yippee! We made it to Day 10 in Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing)! (Actually, today is Day 11, but don’t tell anyone…) It is excruciatingly hot in

Hot? Getchya Some Gazpacho (Day 9)

In the last 10 days, we’ve had rain, rain, SNOW, freezing cold, and everything in between. But now that Facebook has turned around (in this statement), so has the weather. Today (or rather yesterday, because I fell asleep at the

Hot? Getchya Some Gazpacho (Day 9)

In the last 10 days, we’ve had rain, rain, SNOW, freezing cold, and everything in between. But now that Facebook has turned around (in this statement), so has the weather. Today (or rather yesterday, because I fell asleep at the

Facebook, food & feminism (Days 5, 6, 7 & 8)

This week’s three “F” words! Yes, I have continued on Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing, even while I was madly blogging against big bad corporate Facebook and

Facebook, food & feminism (Days 5, 6, 7 & 8)

This week’s three “F” words! Yes, I have continued on Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing, even while I was madly blogging against big bad corporate Facebook and

Days 3 & 4: 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin Buster

Woe is me! Life gets in the way of my best laid plans… Today is Day 4 of Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing, and  I completely missed

Days 3 & 4: 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin Buster

Woe is me! Life gets in the way of my best laid plans… Today is Day 4 of Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing, and  I completely missed

Day 2: 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin Buster

Oops! Today is Day 2 of Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing, and it’s almost Day 3 already! (Someone organized would have done all the posts in advanced

Day 2: 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin Buster

Oops! Today is Day 2 of Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing, and it’s almost Day 3 already! (Someone organized would have done all the posts in advanced

Day 1: Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin Buster

Yippeee! Today is Day 1 of Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing It’s a rainy one, and I’ve been busy so far being an activist, gardener, birdwatcher, playmate

Day 1: Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin Buster

Yippeee! Today is Day 1 of Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing It’s a rainy one, and I’ve been busy so far being an activist, gardener, birdwatcher, playmate

Hangin’ on & hangin’ in

I’m having one of those days. I’m just managing to hang on. By a thread. Here’s to everyone else out there who is doing the same. We are not alone. You aren’t; and I’m not either. We’re going to make

Hangin’ on & hangin’ in

I’m having one of those days. I’m just managing to hang on. By a thread. Here’s to everyone else out there who is doing the same. We are not alone. You aren’t; and I’m not either. We’re going to make