Monthly Archives: May 2009

Does Prop 8 Decision Prove ‘California Supreme Court Lost Its Way’?

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Brenda Feigen is outraged at the ease with which the California Constitution can be amended to take rights away.

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A Note on the ‘News,’ From Mr. wOw

Post-Memorial Day weekend, Mr. wOw has something he needs to get off his chest.

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Mary Wells Awaits Her Special Visitor

I am in Vancouver where there is no Memorial Day. I did celebrate Queen’s Day without knowing it, but I didn’t meet up with anybody who wanted to talk about this or any other queen. Vancouver is busy, busy, busy getting ready for the Olympics, and if you were here ten years ago you won’t […]

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Regrets Only

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If you could have yesterday back today, what would you do differently? (A game to play) A dear friend had a 59th birthday. She had decided it was the last party she would celebrate out loud. We were ten women, none young, in various degrees of preservation and youthfulness. After the cake blowout, which took […]

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Why Mary Wells Advises Lovers to Vacation in Italy

I have spent much of my life in beautiful places — very much by design — but I read once that the lust of first love and romance lasts at the very longest for 18 months and that is a rare blessing. After that, lust evolves into a different emotion or flits out the window. […]

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Mary Wells: ‘We Aren’t a Recession-Proof Species’

I don’t think businesses or banks or even governments can be recession-proof in this world because we aren’t a recession-proof species. I think it would help if we started teaching young students how to be recession-proof individuals from their first day in school.

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Mary Wells: Is There an App for ‘The Beyond’?

Apps – aren’t they extraordinary and fun! Trouble is they could take up a month of your life once you get into shopping for them. It is impossible to imagine just one new one I would love, but I certainly would enjoy an App that told me every place in every sea where there were […]

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What Mary Wells Could Learn From Michelle Obama

Commencement address? I left college a year before graduating. They gave me an honorary degree though some years later. I would think any of the wOw women would make a perfect address. I would also enjoy Michelle Obama, who is speaking to students in hopes that she will help them stalk their dreams. I would […]

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Mary Wells: No Time for Bullying When Hot on a Challenge

Have I ever been bullied? I was an only child in a relatively poor family and time. I was too focused on finding my way to notice if anyone was bullying. I don’t think anyone cared enough to bully me except for my parents, and they were busy finding their way, too, so it was […]

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Carrie Prejean and Satan. Oh, and the Gosselins

In which wOw’s pop-culture warrior helps decode this week in celebrity land.

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