Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Revolution is Twitterized


I am “watching” the events unfold in Egypt with great fascination and trepidation for the people of Egypt. For the whole region.  What makes this fascinating for me is the inter-twinning of social media and journalism, grass roots signage and … Continue reading

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Twitter Love


Yes, I’m addicted to twitter. I have “met”  some interesting people there: journalists, writers, performers, bloggers, chefs, parents, artists, bon vivants. As a news junkie, I get my news first on twitter because I follow various news sources.  When I … Continue reading

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More Women Where?


I like making fun of everyone. Including women. Not that the woman speaking doesn’t have a point. There is a  need for parity, for more women in certain places:  government, corporations, drag racing.  But not necessarily in her home. Although … Continue reading

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Drawing for Change: My Talk at TED


Last December, I delivered a talk for TED. In fact it was the first ever TEDWomen and was a great event. I met  many amazing, dedicated men and women whose work is to help women around the globe. The editors … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Meteorologist?


I live in the Northeast.  Weather has been on our minds a lot in the last few weeks.  It is hard to get any of the sources for weather to commit to a clear forecast sometimes, and I find myself … Continue reading

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Is Tilda Laughing?


One of my guilty pleasures is watching the Red Carpet of any of the big awards shows: the Emmys, Golden Globes, Oscars. Perhaps it’s the little girl in me that wants to dress up and look pretty. I remember when … Continue reading

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Vitriol Out of Fashion


I thought I would run this cartoon before the word vitriol fades from memory.  I have hope that we will behave ourselves for more than a few weeks–it would be great if vitriol goes out of fashion altogether. To further … Continue reading

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In Honor of Dr. King


Dr. Martin Luther King dedicated his life to inspiring people to be the best they can be, and to love everyone, regardless of race or gender.  I grew up in Washington, DC  during the Civil Rights Movement, and Dr. King … Continue reading

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Our Inner Nine Year Old Girl


President Obama’s speech the other night, wherein he sought to help us cope with the recent shootings in Arizona, was beautiful. I was particularly moved by his efforts to help us see that we are all one family. That we … Continue reading

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Dressing The Snow


We all need to work together to dress our snow people, right? It takes a village. I don’t think I will be out in the snow today, creating a snow person.  I am not a big snow advocate, except to … Continue reading

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