CNN has been pretty awesome this week. Two articles here, one by Granderson on how the abortion debate is trivializing rape and another by Steiner discussing how the Parents Television Counsel is reinforcing the patriarchy.
We totally stole the link to these adorable kitty pictures from CPP.
This discussion at Historiann is a model for incredible comment threads, with a variety of well-thought-out responses. Once again, we continue to love Historiann.
Blaming the Patriarchy meets women in the labor market: a low-level summary of a study that finds that long-distance commutes may be related to increased divorce rates (for what seem to be structural and patriarchy reasons, though I admit to not reading the whole thing).
We may have already linked to this onion article on how we’re running out of grown-ups. It’s hard being an endangered species.
A friend from Boston sent us this. I wonder what the story behind the Boston Tea Party would be.
The second bullet point here made me LOL.
Apparently we’ve broken some threshold of popularity.
We were in this week’s carnival of personal finance.
Can you tell we’ve been super busy this week? It’s hard to believe it’s summer…
Quick challenge update: June’s challenge is eating healthy things, aided by my CSA. In support of my goal, let me tell you the delicious dinner I had tonight. (Actually none of this stuff was from the CSA is it is the off-week on my half-share)
Lemonade. Grapes. Berry mix: strawberries, blueberries, raspberries & blackberries. Tasty crunchy cracker-thingies. And delicious cheese: cheddar with white wine, garlic, and parsley in it. Nom nom nom!