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The Girls with the Ugly Tattoos

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

I went to see “The Help” the other night and was a little disappointed. The movie did follow the book (which I really liked) very closely, and it was – mostly – very satisfying. However, one thing really bothered me: the main character, Skeeter, who was supposed to be tall and gangly and unattractive was . . . Emma Stone! Now, really, Emma Stone? Unattractive? (more…)

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There IS a Difference. . . Part 1

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

When I was growing up, my Aunt Lena had a small wooden sign over the inside of the bathroom door (back then, lots of houses only had one bathroom; remember?). The sign had a drawing of two toddlers, one male and one female, both looking down the front of their own diapers. And the sign said “There is a difference.” As a kid, it make me snicker – after all, we all thought bathroom humor was just something that kids practiced. But now, as an adult, I can see a lot deeper into the message of that sign. There is a difference. Especially when it comes to what I’ll call household etiquette.

Let’s take them one at a time and you tell me if your experience has been similar. I know not every man follows these “rules,” but I believe there is a tablet somewhere, sort of like the one brought down from the Mount. . . (more…)

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