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courtney-farrell's picture
Mar.02.2012
  “I can bring home the bacon, fry it up in the pan, and never, never let you forget you’re a man!” This commercial jingle, like so many others, is engraved indelibly on our collective consciousness.  The Enjoli woman was corporate, sexy, and of course, as attentive to her husband’s...
anne-lynn-jarman's picture
Nov.20.2011
The kid is coming in, but more to the point the new man is coming by on Saturday, the day after the kid leaves. The kid is 29, but he is still my kid. Anyway, having left it until the last minute I am now flying around the house on my broomstick noticing how I really don't like to clean house. I've...
s-j-bradley's picture
Mar.29.2010
Readers, it's been a busy week. It's not my wont to go to things: invited to even the most glittering of occasions, I will fake a pathetic cough and croak, "I'm sorry, I'm at death's door". When it comes down to it, if I have to choose between writing and standing at a party with a...
lisa-jensen's picture
Mar.03.2010
Unless you're composing haiku, the writing process is far more likely to be a marathon than a sprint. Because it's so easy to get overwhlmed, here's a handy list-gleaned from hard-won experience-of the Top 5 Things NOT To Do While Writing Your Opus: 5  Ignore Housework. Believe me, I know how...