I agree with you. I think shame can be a good thing. A little side-eye kept me in line. I wasn't "good" for "goodness sake," I was afraid of bringing shame to my family.

And yes, Lewinsky received TOO much shaming. She was an INTERN, and he was her boss. The side-eye should go to him. If my boss was chasing our… » 10/21/14 1:21pm Yesterday 1:21pm

I met my now-spouse at a Halloween party. We were both in costumes. When we met the following week for drinks, we barely recognized one another. It's a weird thing to meet someone and not be able to see their sense of style. Oddly enough, if we wouldn't have been in costumes, we might not have spoken at the party,… » 10/17/14 4:27pm Friday 4:27pm

I'm one of those weirdos who feel a deep annoyance that nears the level of hatred whenever I have to see a picture of or an interview with Anne Hathaway, and/or Julia Roberts. Maybe it's the choices they've made in clothing, or the way they talk, or heaven only knows what. All I know is that when I see them, I… » 10/10/14 11:55am 10/10/14 11:55am

That's great, I love rescue dogs and I'm sure you are responsible owner. However, I'm now surrounded by neighbors who want to rescue pit bulls, and not sure that everyone is cut out to own these strong, potentially-dangerous dogs. I have 8 pits on my block, and I'm now afraid to push my kids in a stroller.

It's now… » 10/03/14 2:24pm 10/03/14 2:24pm

I few year's ago, I was working on a project with a national youth group, and I received letters from a number of retired home ec teachers. They all lamented the loss of their incredible programs, and the problems that have arisen because the course is no longer required. Middle schoolers used to learn how to sew a… » 9/24/14 10:17am 9/24/14 10:17am