Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments.
-Issac Asimov

Random Acts of Awesomeness

by lesliedinaberg on September 24, 2010

For all of the hype about women and their low self esteem, it didn’t really hit home until the other night when I was out with a few of my beautiful and brilliant girlfriends laughing and chatting and having a great time until-dare I say it-one of them challenged the rest of us to say […]

I Second That Emotion

by lesliedinaberg on September 17, 2010

I’m not quite sure why I felt like doing a victory lap when I read about the latest round of “Mars versus Venus” differences between men and women research, but I couldn’t help myself. It may have something to do with the fact that when I told my husband about it, he pretended not to […]

Working Girl

by lesliedinaberg on September 10, 2010

“I don’t know what inspiration is, but when it comes I hope it finds me working.” -Pablo Picasso Just about every college bound kid I know has an impressive record of digging ditches in Cambodia, planning the prom, singing on stage and scoring soccer goals. According to one admissions counselor friend, the extracurriculars are a […]

Blooming Girls and Blooming Idiots

by lesliedinaberg on September 3, 2010

Sixth grade started last week and I was shocked to find my still-squirrelly-not-yet-pimply-but-still-closes-his-eyes-when-people-kiss-in-movies little boy in a class full of young women. Never have I seen such blatant evidence of girls maturing faster than boys as I did in that sixth grade classroom. If Koss had been aware enough of the opposite sex to look-really […]