Day Eight: Handmade

I learned traditional domestic arts at an early age, taught by great aunts and uncles who were our official babysitters while our parents worked. My siblings (both male and female) and I learned the basics: how to sew, cook, bake, and clean. But we also learned  office and warehouse work in the family business and…

Must See TV

Sunday night TV’s gotten really good again (who else misses The Good Wife?) with Big Little Lies, a new HBO miniseries about a small group of first-grade moms whose petty, Type A rivalries culminate in murder. Sound far-fetched? Hardly. Anyone who’s ever served on a PTA board knows women like Maddy, Celeste and Jane, the…

Hey, ladies!

Today is International Women’s Day, so let’s celebrate with some of the smartest, funniest women we know. Here’s our starter list: Read: Bossypants, Tina Fey’s autobiographical collection of essays. It’s first among the recent trend of celebrity funny women confessionals, and by far the best. Watch: Carol Burnett, Lucille Ball, Mary Tyler Moore. Joan Rivers and…