Sunday, October 18, 2015

New Research on Chores

An Internet news item can be both satirical and true at the same time:

Friday, October 9, 2015

What He Said: Anne-Marie Slaughter's Husband on Having it All

Anne-Marie Slaughter's Atlantic cover essay Why Women Still Can't Have it All is one of the most-discussed things ever written in that magazine's long history.  Her husband, Andrew Moravcsik, wrote in the current Atlantic about the same issues from the husband's side.  The Slaughter-Moravcsiks are a serious power couple who play in rarer waters than we do.  Still, I found myself mm-hmming over and over again.  He says things I've thought about saying here, but he says them better.  Click on the image to read his take.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Pirates Predictions: Season Wrap-up

Well, a great regular season ended too abruptly in the wild card game.  We're all sad that the Pirates won't go further this off-season.  Charlie looked spot-on at mid-season and claims his third crown out of five in our annual family predictions.  His optimism looked possibly fatal when the Pirates started slowly, but they really powered from mid-May to the end of the year to exceed all of our expectations.