Archive for the 'Just the Facts' Category

“On Being Clean”

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

I’d like you to turn your attention to one of my blog-sisters, a fellow AntiRacistParent, and a fellow Yalie: Liana Roxanne Clark.  She is a mom, maintains a wonderful blog, AND is a teen doc and medical director.  Her latest post, “On Being Clean”, advocates for getting rid of the false “dirty/clean” dichotomy when we […]

"On Being Clean"

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

I’d like you to turn your attention to one of my blog-sisters, a fellow AntiRacistParent, and a fellow Yalie: Liana Roxanne Clark.  She is a mom, maintains a wonderful blog, AND is a teen doc and medical director.  Her latest post, “On Being Clean”, advocates for getting rid of the false “dirty/clean” dichotomy when we […]

Butter Cookies and Wassail

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

This holiday season, I made the following recipes so many times I could make them in my sleep at this point. Now that I’ve perfected them, it seems fitting–in the spirit of the season– that I pass them along: Best Butter Cookies Ever Ingredients: 1 c. butter 1 c. sugar 1 tbsp. vanilla 1 egg […]

FactCheck.org is our friend: “Fact-Checking Biden-Palin Debate”

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

A long but worthwhile read from FactCheck.org:   FactChecking Biden-Palin Debate October 3, 2008 The candidates were not 100 percent accurate. To say the least. Summary Biden and Palin debated, and both mangled some facts. Palin mistakenly claimed that troop levels in Iraq had returned to “pre-surge” levels. Levels are gradually coming down but current […]

FactCheck.org is our friend: "Fact-Checking Biden-Palin Debate"

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

A long but worthwhile read from FactCheck.org:   FactChecking Biden-Palin Debate October 3, 2008 The candidates were not 100 percent accurate. To say the least. Summary Biden and Palin debated, and both mangled some facts. Palin mistakenly claimed that troop levels in Iraq had returned to “pre-surge” levels. Levels are gradually coming down but current […]

Four Things Meme

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

For levity. I found this at Caroline’s blog, and had to repost. Read through to the end, and you’ll see why. Four jobs I’ve had in my life: 1. shoe salesperson at Thom McAn 2. U.S. Congressional page (House), age 16 3. media library intern 4. sales clerk at Macy’s (accessories) Four movies I’ve watched […]