Calisthenics with Words: Tweets from Dorothy Parker

What is your favorite quotation from Dorothy Parker? I will Twitterize™ it! Related articles Paris Review – The Art of Fiction No. 13, Dorothy Parker (alisaridout.wordpress.com) Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Dorothy Parker (Yes, Dorothy Parker) (c-c-hall.com) I’m Drawn to You 4 (storms.typepad.com) Well Look What ‘beaubodor’ On Twitter Is Up To (ukgovernmentwatch.wordpress.com) 20 […]

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Under cover of night

“[T]he brain works around the clock to stitch together a pattern of logic to our daily lives: what just happened and what was my role in it? Fabrication of stories is one of the key businesses in which our brains engage. Brains do this with the single-minded goal of getting the multifaceted actions of the […]

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Book Review: “Pink and Blue, Telling the Boys from the Girls in America”

I love dressing my Little Guy in pink! He doesn’t (yet) know that “pink is supposed to be for girls.” Awhile back, I blogged about my surprise at learning pink used to be for boys… or girls… it didn’t used to matter. I did a little internet research and joked about how I could never do […]

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Getting Back in Shape

I’m losing my mind. Not in the crazy way (although there is that, too). You know how former football stars and prom queens miss their high school glory days? I miss my high school brain. I had a fine-tuned brain that could tackle anything. It was reliable and fast. It was award-winning. It won scholarships for college and […]

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The Cowardly Lyin’

From the title of this post–or if you know me, and/or are a Facebook friend–then you might assume this entry is about my recent excursion to see Wicked, the musical (thanks Mom!). In fact, you might think it’s about how my review of the musical was: “There weren’t any catchy songs.” Or, you might think […]

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