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Forum Post: What do you think of Hilary Rosen's comment about Ann Romney?
Posted 04/13/2012 11:39:16 EDT
No one is begrudging Ann Romney anything; in fact, I think many moms would swap bank accounts with her in an instant, it would make many of the life/work choices much much easier. The POINT was that A more »
Posted 04/13/2012 10:59:44 EDT
I'd like to play The Price is Right with Ann Romney. She may CARE about issues facing the average family and she may CARE about women's work/life balance; but I will bet you a dinner for four at Apple more »
Posted 04/13/2012 10:13:52 EDT
It really doesn't matter if Ann Romney ever had a job, for as long as she's been married and mothering (her youngest kid is 31 so she's not juggling school, extra-curriculars and sports/activities, or more »
Posted 04/13/2012 09:40:48 EDT
It was meant as a swipe at Romney, plain and simple. If I had five kids and the wherewithal and luxury to stay home, I probably would have too. I was a SAHM during the day, and worked at night, exhaus more »
Forum Post: Golden Globes: What's your review?
Posted 01/18/2011 11:44:46 EST
He's hilarious, brilliant and scathing. Like old Hollywood used to be, before it started taking itself and it's "artists" so seriously. He is not unlike Don Rickles and other similar old time comedian more »
Forum Post: Your favorite cult movie?
Posted 12/18/2010 06:03:10 EST
My own favorites, some cultish, some less so, but I will watch them everytime I stumble upon them: Rocky Horror -- the best Hedwig & the Angry Inch Caddyshack Animal House Blue Velvet Labyrinth Stripe more »
Forum Post: What are some of the best and worst things about Boston?
Posted 11/10/2010 07:23:44 EST
In Response to To those who think Bostonians should be friendlier go south where the friendliness is a mile wide and a micro mm deep. Those people are phony friendly. Absolutely! I have been to the more »
Posted 11/10/2010 07:18:15 EST
Best: restaurants, hospitals, colleges & universities, sports (pro and college, also the Regatta, and the Marathon), historical sites, performing arts (for such a small city, we've got a lot of optio more »
Forum Post: Foot issues post pregnancy?
Posted 11/04/2010 11:41:41 EDT
One more thing -- for stretching and arching your feet if you've been wearing primarily heels or primarily flats, put a full cold soda can on the floor and roll in back and forth along the arch of you more »
Posted 11/04/2010 11:37:51 EDT
My feet grew by a half size, and stayed that way (my "baby" is 14). The best advice I can give you is buy quality shoes from now on. Your Payless days are over (if they ever existed). Arch supports more »
Forum Post: Will you be getting an iPad?
Posted 04/02/2010 11:25:23 EDT
Not planning on it. I'll let them work out the quirks, and then maybe, when they get cheaper and more powerful, I'll think about. Cool gizmo, but I seldom buy the first release of anything. I'm not more »
Forum Post: Share your urban limericks for St. Patrick's Day
Posted 03/10/2010 04:26:25 EST
On Washington Street - a wide spaceLet's call it Vornado's disgraceThere can be no replacementFor old Filene's BasementBut put *something* please in it's place
Forum Post: What's up with kids in baby carriages?
Posted 04/20/2009 11:23:57 EDT
[Quote]What parent, with any kind of sense, would want to walk around in town all day (stroller or no stroller) with his or her 4 year olds and then take them to a restaurant for dinner? [/Quote] Hey more »
I have two kids (ages 15 and 12) and live in Boston -- there is no way I could have wrestled either of them into a stroller or shopping wagon when they were more than 3. They wanted to walk. They were more »
Forum Post: Shoe help
Posted 10/21/2008 06:49:01 EDT
I like Aerosoles (and their online store has many more styles than you'll find in retail shops -- and I've found their sizing to be very consistent so if an 8 fits you in the store, it will fit you if more »
Forum Post: Fugly Clothes
Posted 10/21/2008 06:40:01 EDT
I hate most everything in the malls and am sick and tired of buying things only to have to launder and iron or dryclean them first because they've been jammed on the racks so tightly that they're perm more »
Forum Post: Anybody else a little sad?
Posted 08/01/2008 06:22:31 EDT
Good article.Thanks. more »
Posted 08/01/2008 04:55:53 EDT
It's well past time to give sports players a reality check. They PLAY BALL for a living. They work a few months a year, and their "job" for the remainder is to stay in decent physical condition -- a r more »
Posted 08/01/2008 04:04:26 EDT
Manny on paper -- great hitter, mediocre fielder. Manny in reality -- great hitter when he was into the game, when he wasn't moody, when he wasn't being a petulant spoiled indulged baby, and still a m more »
Posted 08/01/2008 03:36:46 EDT
[Quote]AS WE SAY GOODBYE TO ONE OF THE GREATEST HITTERS TO EVER PLAY THIS GAME. I HAVE TO WONDER. WHO WAS IT WHO HAD ALL THE HANDSHAKES WITH HIS TEAMATES? WHO WAS IT WHO HUGGED HIS TEAMATES AFTER HITT more »
Posted 07/31/2008 07:41:43 EDT
Those of you quitting the Sox because of the Manny trade -- see ya, you were never fans anyway. 86 years of "maybe next year" -- those are the fans. The people who were born, lived and died without a more »
Posted 07/31/2008 06:28:54 EDT
Maybe the Dodgers and other teams see what two big World Series rings blind people in Boston to -- the fact that Manny's star is on the decline, not the rise. He might have some homers left in him, a more »
Posted 07/31/2008 06:11:00 EDT
I'm really sick of people carrying on about Manny as if he was the only player on either World Series Red Sox Team. He was an important player, but not the only one. Manny's bat will be missed, but hi more »
Posted 07/31/2008 05:29:07 EDT
Manny hasn't been the heart and soul of the Sox for a while -- and when he starts insulting the City and its fans ... well, sorry for keeping you past your "use by" date. See ya. Maybe if the gig in L more »
Posted 07/31/2008 05:05:38 EDT
Another overpaid a$$h0le out the door. Fine by me. He should count his blessings, shut his mouth and play ball. I can't afford to take my husband and two kids to Fenway because of the ticket prices to more »
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