Archive for December, 2008



I’ve never really done New Year’s resolutions and I’m not really going to start now. 2008 has had its moments and the six months spent out of the country are a highlight simply because I spent them out of the country. But for the most part, this year has not been a great year for […]

I’ve been thinking about a ton of things that I’ve wanted to blog about, but none of them are worth an individual post. So random smattering, here we go. Liberal outrage towards the potential Caroline Kennedy appointment to Hilary Clinton’s senate seat is steadily rising, I must say. But I’m still surprised this thing is […]

Am I the only person who’s really bothered by Oprah’s recent admission that she’s gained weight? Oprah’s clearly been struggling with her weight for years but so much of her struggle seems self-inflicted. Obviously she’s a public figure and, in our culture, being thin has become the only measure of success, it seems. But Oprah […]



I’m in the middle of two transitions right now. I’ve been back in the United States for about a month and I really miss being in London. Even though I wasn’t getting much work done, I had my own life there, one that wasn’t weighed down by toxic family dynamics and toxic men. Now that […]

The History Enthusiast tagged me for this (Seven Random Things) an insanely long time ago and I’m just now getting to it. So here goes: 1. I am insanely and irrationally jealous of left-handed people. 2. I’m a total tv whore but my perfect cable package would only have four channels, not including the networks […]