Shari MacDonald Strong

Friday, October 19, 2007

Another Toy Recalled

This is making the email forward rounds, and I couldn't resist posting it. Tragically, the source is unknown.

Now, for THAT I would let my kid have a Band-aid.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

New Zen: Mamacosita-sweeta.



In my new column at Literary Mama, I talk about my recent trip to Italy, where I celebrated my 10th wedding anniversary with my gorgeous husband. Isn't he cute?



Tuesday, October 16, 2007

How Have You Misused Jesus' Name Today?

"What? What are you asking me? I -- Look! Look over here at this shiny, pretty Jesus!"

This is one of the oddest things I've ever seen. I'm so impressed with this reporter's composure and restraint, letting this guy's idiocy speak for itself. It's like a Daily Show skit, but it's real . . .

Sunday, October 14, 2007

New Zen: Peace. Now.


And this picture of my boys, friends, illustrates one of the big reasons why I love being a part of a Quaker meeting . . .

New Zen: Dark Night of the Summer

I was so busy with school starting and all, that I forgot to post my column at Literary Mama about school starting and all . . .

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Editing is Hell

Please forgive my prolonged absence from the blog. I'm currently editing an anthology about the intersection of motherhood and politics, and my book is due November 1. This means that I've been spending a lot of time doing this to people: