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July 29, 2008

>An Open Letter to My Family

>Dear Family, As much as it pains me to write this, it’s time we face facts. I’ve come to the unfortunate conclusion that my mental capacity far exceeds your own….

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July 28, 2008

>Lost in Translation

>I recently have refined my stance on what’s appropriate and what’s inappropriate when it comes to checking up on my teenage stepdaughters. It was something I honestly hadn’t put a…

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July 28, 2008

>When Good Intentions Go Bad

>I’ll admit, I used to do it all the time. “Do you remember the names of Columbus’s three ships?” Hubs would gently prod my then eight-year-old back in the days…

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July 26, 2008

>I’m in the New York Times!

>Well, sorta. No, I am! I am, dammit! Just check out the picture of Catherine accompanying this NYT article on BlogHer. Now look at the close-up version. See that woman…

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July 25, 2008

The Girls Club

Despite my 4-day-long meeting with a thousand women, I’m generally not the type of person who enjoys hanging out with more than a couple of girlfriends at a time. If…