Dispatches from Ladyblogland: Workin’ Hard

Ladyblogland was really good this week. Really, really good. Get ready to bill a few hours of work this week to administrative meetings while you read these gems.

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Quitting swearing — a quest for improved diction

There was a Bewitched marathon on this weekend and besides being hit in the face about 10 times an episode with the Stephens’ family’s 50’s values I remembered how much I liked the way Elizabeth Montgomery speaks.  She sounds so classy!  I bet she never swears. Read More Quitting swearing — a quest for improved diction

The Other F-Word

Finances. Unless you’re in the financial industry, you probably hate dealing with finances, period. But you probably hate even more to discuss those finances with your significant other. As I’ve watched my friends join me in coupling off, I’ve noticed that one of the hardest things for couples to figure out is how to warm up to the concept of “our money.” Read More The Other F-Word

Can Someone Explain Homophobia to Me?

Honestly, I don’t get it. I really would like to know why. Why do people spend so much time, energy, anger, words, ink, hatred, server space, picket-sign paint, and God knows what else on hating gay people? Why do they care? Why don’t they worry about the things that are actually hurting individuals and our society, like murder, abuse, sexual assault, discrimination, war, corruption, hate crimes (wait”¦whoops), starvation, or illness? Read More Can Someone Explain Homophobia to Me?