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It’s a Boy! It’s a Girl! Unintended Effects of Finding Out A Baby’s Gender

I was struck by a family member’s baby shower last year.   The cake was styled as a football field.   The decorations all said MVP and the Dad’s favorite college football team’s logo was all over everything.   I … Continue reading

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Marketing of Women In Movies, Not Quite Pitch Perfect

This is kind of a ramble, and a bit of a rant.  You’ve been warned. I really like the movie Pitch Perfect.  Go ahead and judge if you must, but it is hilarious, witty and has a message.  I saw … Continue reading

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Are Professional Internships the “The New Slavery”?

Here’s the question, “Are Long-Term Professional  Unpaid Internships the New Slavery”? The answer is a resounding NO.  NO! NO! NO!  No serious conversation about the ills of long-term, unpaid, professional internships should have any comparison whatsoever to the Transatlantic Slave … Continue reading

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Sexual Enhancement Drug Ads: What’s Up With Black Radio?

Sometimes I want to listen to some R&B.  Classic or recent.   Sometimes I want to listen to a morning Radio Show for “black” audiences.    The problem is I can’t get more than a few minutes in without hearing … Continue reading

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Back to School, Forced Facebooking

It’s a difficult time of year for me, as a parent of teens.   Some of my children have horrible study habits that I battle all the time.  I fight with the kids, but I’m also fighting with the school … Continue reading

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Summer Reading, The Minimum Requirements

As my children peruse the Summer Reading list I notice the difference between the Honors classes and the next level down, College Prep.  An overwhelming majority of the children from my kids’ school go to four year colleges, so it’s … Continue reading

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How Not To Apply For A Job

I was making one of my many trips to the paint store while I was working on one of my many home improvement projects.   I walked in the store and two men behind the counter were cracking up.   They … Continue reading

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