Monthly Archives: May 2012

Mad Men and Lilly Ledbetter


I’m reading a great book right now. It’s called Grace and Grit, and it’s a memoir by Lilly Ledbetter. Yes, that’s the Lilly Ledbetter for whom the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act is named (the first Bill Obama signed as … Continue reading

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Hillary’s Face


Last week there was a dust-up in the media about a photo of Hillary Clinton doing her job as Secretary of State, and she was supposedly not wearing make-up. It’s so refreshing, and I applaud her. She told CNN: “I … Continue reading

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First International Prize Cartooning For Peace Prize


On 3 May 2012 I was honored to be present at the awards ceremony for the first International Prize of Cartooning for Peace. Kofi Annan, Honorary President of Cartooning for Peace and Pierre Maudet, Mayor of the City of Geneva,  … Continue reading

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Parenting Gone Strange: The Time Cover


At about 9 am, I get an email from my editor at Forbes: “Want to do something on this?” she writes. I open the link and see the now infamous cover of time. My reply: “Yes!” My immediate question was … Continue reading

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She Gets The Garden


Not ever having been divorced, I can’t even imagine how couples divide the “stuff” of a marriage.  But it has to be done. And sometimes, I imagine, one person has the upper hand in choosing. Let’s just hope this guy … Continue reading

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