As a little kid, I enjoyed: reading the encyclopedia, just for fun
Now: reading Wikipedia, just for fun
As a little kid, I enjoyed: wearing pretty dresses
Now: getting a little thrill every time I have the chance to wear one of my favorite LBDs
As a little kid, I enjoyed: paging through the Evanston Rec Department’s program guide, and trying to figure out which classes I could convince my mom to let me take (she always made me leave Tuesday and Thursday open for Hebrew School)
Now: paging through the 92nd St. Y’s class and lecture offerings for the next season, and trying to figure out what fits my schedule (is it just me, or are the best classes scheduled during times only retirees or freelancers can make it? Advanced life drawing at 10 am on a Wednesday? GTFO)
The Times’ parental anxiety grand puba Jacques Steinberg asks the duh question “Is going to an elite college worth the cost?”
My take? Job opportunities aside, going to an elite college means never having to make nice with dental hygienists and cell phone salesmen at alumni events.
If you are watching “Working Girl” from your Sarah Lawrence dorm room, the take away for you is not do what ever it takes to get ahead. It’s don’t give your secretary your house keys.
The thing is, Andrew Cuomo is so confident in his status that he not only married a Kennedy…he divorced one too!
People who aren’t familiar with the Libertarian party need to date more. That’s where I became intimately familiar with libertarianism.
Dear Tears for Fears:
Please rewrite your iconic (neurologist Judith Rapoport devoted an entire chapter to it when describing Obsessive Compulsive disorder-iconic) 80s song to include lyrics reflecting the following sentiments:
/s/ Athena’s Mom
Assistant Counsel, Department of Disillusioned by Power but seduced by intelligence, only not the kind David Brooks attributed to the Organization Kids
cc: Department of: Welcome to your life
I can see the made for tv movie, now:
Earl: From Redneck Uncle to Hurricane
Hold on to your PBR, friends.