Monthly Archives: March 2012

The New War on Our Rights

State legislatures across the country are devising laws meant to strip away women’s reproductive rights in the largest debate on the issue since Roe v. Wade and its’ companion case, Doe v. Bolton, in 1973.   Texas, Virginia, Iowa and other … Continue reading

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Why I Love George Clooney

I’ll get the obvious reason for my fondness for George Clooney out the way first.  It’s nice to look at him.  I also enjoy most of his movies.  I have some  favorites, such as “The Perfect Storm”, “Burn After Reading” … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs – Why History Repeats Itself

Since his very public resignation from Goldman Sachs, Greg Smith has been the center of attention for just about everyone with a computer keyboard and an opinion.  He has been called both a  hero and a man in the midst … Continue reading

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The Culture of Goldman Sachs

Viewer5 sent me this New York Times Opinion piece this morning.  I posted it here, without any comment by me, because there was nothing I could add that could explain it any better than Mr. Smith did.  – Empress Why … Continue reading

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Florida, Voters and Sharks

A couple of weeks ago, I was watching the news on Comedy Central, as I am in the habit of doing, and The Colbert Report had the latest installment of a series called “People Who Are Destroying America”.   Well, I … Continue reading

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Bethenny Ever After – Shrink Resistant

It looks like Bravo put the bait out with the Bethenny boat trip and I’ve taken it.  I’m going to have to recap this at least until the secret of that mysterious GPS problem is resolved.  I have to satisfy … Continue reading

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Tax Anxiety

I did our tax returns this year for the first time since, well, since never.  I used to just hand my forms and 1099s to my mother.  It wasn’t a big deal because I  made about $90 a week and … Continue reading

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The Knight and The Lady

Once upon a time, in a land of sunshine and beaches, there lived a fair maiden and her powerful knight.  They had met in a distant land, where the sunshine and beaches were equally as abundant.  They had a child … Continue reading

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A Farmer, A Sheikh and Some Good Hay

About a year ago, a little store opened up down the road from us and it was selling fresh produce, some baked goods and other sundry items.  We met the owner, John, on one of our visits to buy some … Continue reading

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The Right to a Cellphone

My husband, for several weeks, had been trying to tell me about a program for free wireless service that he heard about on the radio while he was driving around town in the pickup truck.  I did my best to … Continue reading

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