Monthly Archives: November 2012

I’d Like to Teach Myself to Sing in Perfect Harmony

I have eight days to learn how to sing. Well, to remember.  I am taking my first “Mom Only” trip next weekend to be an extra in my friend Bob Morsch’s movie, Project Five.  http://www.facebook.com/P5movie I have been friends with … Continue reading

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Real Women Have Curves..and Boney Knees…and Flab….or Not…Unless They Are Robots

I received an email this week from my friend, Yves Sturdevant.  To me, Yves is a strikingly beautiful person.  In my mind, she looks like a model walking around in a “Let’s Put the Fun Back into Funerals” t-shirt.  I … Continue reading

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I’m a Barbie Boy

I bought Liam a scooter yesterday.  Liam has been riding a bike since before he was two years old.  He has two bikes and numerous other wheeled toys, so it never occurred to me that he might want a scooter … Continue reading

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A cupcake is never a cupcake

I swore to myself not to talk about body image issues for awhile, before I got forcefully removed from my soapbox by a barrage of jelly donuts.  But a few recent articles have started a great bit of dialogue among … Continue reading

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Call Me Fluffy

I have spent the last two days analyzing my views on this connection between weight and body image.  My friend, Dale Howell, wrote a guest blog with some criticism for a piece I wrote called “You Got It Going On,” … Continue reading

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Accentuate the Positive- more stop motion goodness

Ugh, I’ve been spending the day feeling very unsure of myself.  When I write blogs about body image, my intention is to make women feel better about themselves, since I struggled for most of my life with the issue.  When … Continue reading

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Guest post by Dale Howell- Thank you so much for writing!

My girlfriend Kat recently wrote a blog post about her Mama Lady Friend’s obsession with their weights & losing weight. I greatly enjoy reading her blog, but this piece in particular left me very annoyed. It felt like a fluff … Continue reading

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