Athena’s Mom

Sliding down the razor blade of life

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.

Life Lesson #36

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.

And the mind gets dirty, as you get closer to thirty

Posted in Life's little moments, Music, Pop Culture by athenasmom on November 13, 2010

One sure sign you’re getting old:  It’s been years since you cared about who Damon Albarn was sleeping with.

Capital L

Posted in Current Affairs, Life's little moments, Observations, Political, Real World by athenasmom on October 19, 2010

People who aren’t familiar with the Libertarian party need to date more.  That’s where I became intimately familiar with libertarianism.

Twitter: A Freudian Treatment

The Superego:

The Ego:

And the Id:

There’s no turning back

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

Should we talk about the weather

Posted in Current Affairs, Life's little moments, Observations by athenasmom on September 4, 2010

I can see the made for tv movie, now:

Earl: From Redneck Uncle to Hurricane

Hold on to your PBR, friends.

Every Three Weeks

Posted in Life's little moments, There should be a word for that by athenasmom on July 31, 2010

You suddenly remember that the skin hanging from your elbow is called a wenis.

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