January 28, 2009

Okay, I’m finally getting to my year of positive thinking. Basically all I’m doing is taking every negative thought and changing it to a positive. It’s hard to do. It takes enormous discipline b/c it’s kind of fun to be negative. “Oh, can you believe so-and-so did such-and-such?” It’s catty and it’s fun. You have…

January 28, 2009

…just for this week! I’m off to Kindling Words tomorrow (assuming this snow storm has ceased by then) so I’ve put up this week’s freebie two days early. Enjoy, and please pass on to any teachers and librarians you know! http://feeds.feedburner.com/BrainBurps

January 23, 2009

How’d it get to be Freebie Friday again so soon?! I’m sorry, it may be a tad late today, since I have to go to my son’s school for the day. http://feeds.feedburner.com/BrainBurps

January 22, 2009

My brother-in-law, Stephen Davis, a Senior Fellow at Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at the Yale School of Management, took my nephew, his son, to watch history in the making. He’s a beautiful writer, and his story, below, made me feel as though I were there, minus the cold and aching feet. —-…

January 20, 2009

This blog isn’t about my personal life, but I can’t focus on work – I thought I might be able to until the events begin, but there is no way! What could I have been thinking? I’ve been ruminating on my own personal history, in terms of race and politics and feel it’s worth posting…

January 16, 2009

Don’t forget, it’s Freebie Friday! http://feeds.feedburner.com/BrainBurps

January 14, 2009

I’ve not been posting much (or at all) over the holidays, so here’s a double coupon Wednesday! Two entries for the price of one! I have been away in the sun, celebrating a big, gigantic, wonderful birthday. While my DOB is listed in my books, and I don’t care about telling people my age in…

January 14, 2009

A friend sent me this post about the annual Mensa Invitational. This may have been all over the internet by now, but I still think they’re very funny and clever. In the first category I think #1 is my personal fave, and in the second, #14. Enjoy! Here are the winners of this year’s Washington…