things the clintons could have spent their money on instead

i dont know about you, but i am outraged reading some of the reported costs of the clinton nuptials that are surfacing this weekend.  from what i have read, the bill for wedding, whose details are being kept a secret, are chaching-ing in at anywhere from $2 to $5 MILLION.  people, we are a country at war, this month … Continue reading

filing for divorce

i think you will all understand after watching this video why i have to file for divorce and make my new mission in life to marry lenny.  maybe i can meet him when i go to NOLA in october.  lenny – call me!!

When spouses differ on having children

Any married person has figured out how to resolve conflicts. Certainly I thought my husband and I had. But the truth is, we’d never disagreed on anything that important before. Sure, he calls the food I buy “fancy” and I try to convince him that not all generics are the exact same thing repackaged, but … Continue reading

Raising a churchless child

source My husband and I were both raised Mormon.  Independently of one another, we both stopped going to church after high school.  Now, as adults, we are happy and comfortable with our personal belief systems and neither of us have any interest in going back to church, any church.  My husband’s belief system leans more … Continue reading

Is gay a choice?

I consider myself to be open minded, supportive of equal rights, and genuinely of the belief that everyone should be free to be themselves, to love whoever they choose to, and to live freely.  I don’t understand the issues behind gay marriage because I don’t understand why it’s the business of anyone but the couple.  … Continue reading

Best TV marriages

TV: Where relationships go to suffer. It’s a cardinal rule of television that happy, functional couples have greater show-killing capacity than Paula Marshall. But every once and while a realistic depiction of marriage sneaks past, usually in the oddest of places. Here are a few of my favorite (current) small screen couplings

the new jon & kate? you decide

full disclosure, i am a reality tv junkie.  i love me some unscripted drama with a passion.  it’s my guilty pleasure.  i can sit down, cue up my DVR and be a voyeur for an hour or two.   where else can you have a fly on the wall perspective of someone losing their marbles and turning to crystals for … Continue reading

does it matter?

a recent NY Times article, read it in full here, raises a discussion point on the matter of women in the workplace.  specifically, women on the supreme court.  if elena kagan is in fact confirmed during the senate hearings, this will be the first time there are three women on the supreme court at once.  the … Continue reading

How cluttered is your fridge?

Over at the New York Time’s eminently readable parenting blog Motherlode, they are discussing a new study of middle class, two-income, multiple kid family life. This study documented each moment inside the houses of 32 families, and among the headline results are: women do more housework than men, women de-stress by talking, men do not, … Continue reading

Friday confession: I don’t like girls

source I don’t have a lot of friends… mostly because adult friendships with men are too complicated (very few are guaranteed to be free of the complications involved… either someone is attracted to someone else, or the guy’s significant other is bothered) and… well… I don’t like women. I have some great friends.  Amazing, strong, … Continue reading