Category Archives: Charlottesville

C’ville Pie Fest Oct. 22, 2011 at The Haven in Charlottesville

*MEDIA ALERT* For more information, contact: Marijean Jaggers (434) 336-7078 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE C’ville Pie Fest A celebration for a community that likes its pie. WHAT: The 2011 C’ville Pie Fest is free, public event of pie auctions, pie … Continue reading

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Straight Up: Tracy Morgan’s Rant and Being Gay in America

This week we learned the comedian Tracy Morgan has a homophobic streak. During a recent performance, the 30 Rock actor decided to launch into an anti-gay rant, resulting in loss of much of the immediate audience, fans everywhere and perhaps, … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of the American Blogger

American bloggers, most of them women, are notorious for over-sharing. We blog pregnancies, postpartum depression, diet struggles, marriage issues and the kinds of problems our parents saved for the therapist, if they shared them at all. The secret life isn’t … Continue reading

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The Naked Truth

When I posted some musings from a workout at the gym, my dear friend Brian left this comment, “At the gym, as in life, for every person you wish you could trade places with, there’s someone who wishes she could … Continue reading

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It happens, usually about ten laps in; I tear up and fight back a sobbing breakdown. A deep breath and another lap and I’m OK again, counting, on this round, the number of bald men in the gym (seven). I … Continue reading

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