Monthly Archives: June 2010

Hands Across the Sand in North Wildwood, New Jersey

Hands Across the Sand is a movement with a simple message: NO to offshore oil drilling, YES to clean energy. In the literal wake of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, there seems no better time to join hands at the waters’ edge in solidarity with others who wish to protect the world’s oceans. I am spending a few weeks with my ...

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Boycotting BlogHer Because I Boycott Nestle

Not long after I first started using Twitter – which was about the same time I finally began this blog – there was a great deal of Tweeting about BlogHer ’09. It sounded like the place everybody who was a female blogger wanted to be. There was controversy – something about “swag,” excessive freebies that made people look and feel all cheap ...

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Will “Gay Friendly” McDonald’s Ad Air in the U.S.?

It was a surprise to me to find that McDonald’s has a history as a gay friendly company. According to Bnet.com: McDonald’s has been building a reputation for tolerance for years. The company is a member of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and has supported Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, a national organization that helps build gay, lesbian, ...

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Goodbye Henry Granju

Henry Granju died yesterday evening. His mother, Katie Allison Granju, author of Attachment Parenting: Instinctive Care for Your Baby and Young Child has been blogging about Henry and the circumstances that led to his death at her blog, MamaPundit. While I hope to write more about addiction, a condition from which even the most dedicated attachment parent may not be spared, today I ...

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