Good news on the death front: people of all genders and races are living longer.
After lots of pressure from unions, middle class types, and progressives like Arianna Huffington, the President is apparently appointing University of Houston alum and former UH law school prof (now at Harvard) as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency
Because the recession has laid off more men than women (75% of jobs lost were men’s jobs, in arenas largely staffed by men like manufacturing and construction…), women by default are about to become 50% of the paid workforce for
So witty, so snippy, so spiritual, so lovely, so brave, so hopeful, so helpful (sometimes), so grumpy (at daybreak), so kind, so concentrated, so fond, so tall! What an arm! What an eye! What a kid!
This week we’re in Boston, visiting my family. Last week we spent in the Midwest visiting his. The kids love family visits–cousins are a particular attraction, but so is the general mood of relaxation with lots of people who love