Navigating BlogHer12 from within

July 24, 2012

At my last two BlogHer conferences, I succumbed to the siren song of swag. The song is so sweetly alluring. But, like a sugary candy bar, it doesn’t actually nourish, nor does it satisfy for long. What was this swag that called to me in dulcet tones? A melange of tunes and harmonies: 10 minutes […]

Miss Elaine E on the verge of spring

March 9, 2012

Just a few items before the weekend begins. This is my day at the 3SIX5 project. It’s kind of a year-long diary of humanity, in which one writer from around the globe is responsible for one day’s entry. 365 days, as told by 365 different people, according to the project’s creators. My post’s title, if […]

BlogHer downloaded

August 12, 2010

I’m a writer and words are the tools of my craft. But they fail when trying to describe something like BlogHer10.  So I resort to using them in bullets, also not quite adequate. I offer here a mosaic of the people that made the conference so heady for me. In no particular order: The blogger […]

The View — not on Clomid

February 16, 2010

When Melissa, Pamela and I spoke as infertility panelists at BlogHer08, I joked that we were like The View — on Clomid. Well, two years later I get to be a Brand Ambassador for The View. NOT on Clomid. I mean, I’m not on it, Whoopi and Joy aren’t on it, I bet Sherri and […]