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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Lots of great reads in ladyblogland this week!

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Books

Book Review: The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier’s Education, by Craig M. Mullaney.

In Phoenix’s 110-plus degree summers, my husband survived high school football practices where coaches sometimes withheld water or made players run laps without stopping until they puked. When he told me about it, I was bewildered. “Why didn’t you just walk off the field?” That’s what high-school-me would have done in a similar situation. Then […]

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Perspectives

What Women Want

Last night, I was laying in bed with my boyfriend and grading papers while he read out loud some funny Internet answers to ridiculous questions. I was having a good time and laughing quite a lot until he read one that wasn’t very funny at all. The poster asked, “What is the secret to understanding […]

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Public Service

Hello Tuesday!

We’ve got a spring in our step and a song in our hearts at Persephone this morning, and it’s not because Luci spiked the coffee.  It’s one fun filled adventure after another on this crisp November morning, dear Persephone readers.