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Tuesday, March 15,2011
Backwards & in High Heels

The big scare

Is my daughter a wing nut?

By Aaryn Belfer
Any opportunity I offer my child—from walking the dog to taking piano lessons to learning about tsunamis through wild bathtub splashing (who wouldn’t want to do that?!?)—is met with a definitive oh-hell-to-the-N-O! It’s unbearably frustrating to be on the receiving end of such assholery.
Wednesday, March 2,2011
Backwards & in High Heels

Undervalued

The absurdity of teacher as scapegoat

As I write this, the battle between the mouth-breathing governor of Wisconsin and American workers is raging.
Wednesday, February 16,2011
Backwards & in High Heels

The palm pilot

Who needs church when you have an app?

One of my daughter’s schoolmates walked up to me the other day, her blue eyes wide, and apropos of nothing, said, “If you don’t go to church, you can’t know God.”
Wednesday, February 2,2011
Backwards & in High Heels

I love my snowbirds

My in-laws are here to stay

By Aaryn Belfer
Wednesday, January 19,2011
Backwards & in High Heels

Why fight it?

How to grow old with flair and no apologies

Wednesday, January 5,2011
Backwards & in High Heels

Hypothetically speaking

Resolutions that I’m not going to make

Wednesday, December 22,2010
Backwards & in High Heels

Waa! Waa! Waa!

Since when does a temper tantrum frame a debate?

By Aaryn Belfer
Wednesday, December 8,2010
Backwards & in High Heels

Belated Best-of

Best place for semi-public arousal in San Diego

By Aaryn Belfer
Wednesday, November 24,2010
Backwards & in High Heels

I quit, part two

Life before Facebook is better than I remembered it

By Aaryn Belfer
Wednesday, November 10,2010
Backwards & in High Heels

I quit!

Or, like so many, I wish I could

By Aaryn Belfer
 
 
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