Why I’ll never marry George Clooney

With the news that George Clooney is engaged to his 36-year-old lawyer girlfriend, millions of women’s hearts around the globe are breaking. While they may be crying “Why not me?,” I won’t be one of them. Don’t get me wrong, I think he’s as handsome as ever – and I’ve always had a thing for the…

Our lifelong science experiment

I don’t know how our home turned into an ongoing science experiment. And not in that “Oh, look Mom, the leftovers from three weeks ago are moving” kind of way, but more in that “Gee, I wonder what happens if you put fire crackers in a four-month old pumpkin” kind of way. It seems like there’s…

Taking care of business from a million miles away

A week ago, I was sitting down to dinner in the midst of more than 300 of the most amazing and funny women I had ever met. But my head wasn’t really with them. It was at home. For four days in April, every other year, more than 350 women and a few men gather…