Michelle L’Amour, Chicago burlesque star, brings class to the twerking phenomena. Move over Miley.
I’d forgotten all about this wonderful gem of a short story by Sandra Cisneros. I loved it the first time I read it and even more now.
The timid yet insightful narrator, eleven year old Rachel, has wisdom beyond her years, but also realizes that experience comes with age. Her understanding of the difficulty of growing up is fascinating as well as enlightening. Enjoy!
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I’m sorry… but this just totally brought the Junior High kid out of me. It made me laugh…
We have got to name this condition he is going through. I think it is called Romnesia. I think that’s what it is called. Now I’m not a medical doctor. But I do want to go over some of the symptoms with you because I want to make sure nobody else catches it.
If you say you’re for equal pay for equal work but you keep refusing to say whether or not you will sign a bill that protects equal pay for equal work, you might have Romnesia.
If you say women should have access to contraceptive care, but you support legislation that would let employers deny contraceptive care, you might have a case of Romnesia.
If you say you will protect a women’s right to choose but you stand up in a primary debate and say you’d be delighted to sign a law outlawing that right to choose in all cases, then you have definitely got Romnesia.
It seems that every time the camera focused on Paul Ryan during the Vice Presidential debate he had a water glass in his hand. Now, I’m all about keeping hydrated, but it seemed pretty unusual that he needed so much water during the hour and a half of the debate. I think I’ve found the answer…
He simply wanted to make sure his pants didn’t catch fire!