Day: September 21, 2005

Another Blogging Quickie

If it’s good enough for the professor, it’s good enough for me. 1. Go into your archive. 2. Find your 23rd post (or closest to). 3. Find the fifth sentence (or closest to). 4. Post the text of the sentence…

Listless Lads

Rebecca Traister has clearly been hanging with my ex-boyfriends: I have observed the birth of a new breed of man: a man of few interests and no passions; a man whose libido is reduced and whose sense of responsibility nonexistent.…

Take Issue, Take Charge

The ACLU has launched a national campaign against abstinence-only education: In recent years, we have witnessed an unprecedented attack on civil liberties with reproductive rights as a prime target. It is time to push back. Use this website to find…

Safari Users

Judging from some comments below and elsewhere, I believe the Safari issues with the current template can be handled by upgrading to 10.2 (or is it 10.3?). I have no access to a Mac, but users running 10.2+ report no…

Happy Delurker Day

Taking a cue from Creek Running North, I’m declaring this Delurking Day 2005. I get curious sometimes. Who are these readers? What are their lives like? Do they like [our] writing, or do they show up regularly to see what…

Motherhood vs. Careers: The Yale Side

Half-Changed World has more on the NYTimes article pitting working moms against stay-at-home moms that Jill discusses here. One of the stories that floated around when I attended is that Yale used to have a goal of admitting “1000 Leaders…

Motherhood vs. Careers

Another article, same old story: Young women are choosing to stay home and be moms instead of having careers. Let me start out by saying that I have a lot of respect for stay-at-home parents. It’s definitely up there on…