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Didn’t that woman blog about Al Roker’s nipples?

When the producer for NBC called me and asked if I’d be interested in flying to New York to be on a live segment of the Today show to talk about the business of mommy-blogging — okay, wait a minute, I think I should address this right here, right now, this label MOMMY BLOG. Do [...]

Correspondence cards

This was another find at The Metropolitan Museum of Art store, this box of 25 gold-embossed white correspondence cards. I preferred the dragonfly design, but you can also choose from a sunburst, butterflies, a pineapple, or a sardis column. Some of you guys who sent me books to sign might be seeing some of these [...]

You might need to run this through a translator

I bet you pronounce crayon wrong. YES, YOU. I’M LOOKING AT YOU. Someone today (hi, Yao!) challenged me to participate in the new collaborative Flickr group called Word Time which was set up to, ahem, “share the variations in our pronunciations with weekly lists of words.” Which is an elaborate way of saying here, record [...]


The text here isn’t going to have anything to do with the photo other than to say that I was outside taking pictures in my neighbor’s yard when I ran into another neighbor who has a 10-month-old Australian Shepherd, and that dog is so well behaved that I get the feeling she scoops up her [...]