Erica Jong

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Name: Erica Jong
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

50 Powerful Quotes From Strong Women

As has been observed before , we sometimes feel like it’s Beyoncé’s world and we’re just living in it—in the sense that her music is everywhere, true, but moreso that her message of female empowerment pervades our every thought pattern. And she’s not ... [Published StyleCaster - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Why my family is opting out of the Common Core testing

AdvertisementSixteen consecutive years of the state's standardized testing are now under my belt, all of them spent covering the accountability program as a journalist, as well as having one or more of my three children filling in bubbles in public school ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

‘Sex After ... ’ author Iris Krasnow: ‘Never TMI for me’

Iris Krasnow at home. (Mary F. Calvert/For ) Written by Lisa Lednicer Inside an elegant house in Northwest Washington, a slender woman wearing multiple bracelets, dangly silver earrings and a black V-neck shirt is talking about sex. Her hair, a cotton-candy ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Thought for the week: Submission brings freedom

tells you why submission can be a good thing and how surrendering to life can bring you freedom…Submission: A willingness to yield or surrender to somebody, or the act of doing soCrisp clear cold air fills my lungs these mornings telling me that winter ... [Published All4Women - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Being an agony aunt is just common sense, says Katharine Whitehorn

Daily Mirror agony aunt Marjorie Proops in 1969 Photograph: Alan Messer/REX The first agony aunt was actually an uncle, one John Dunton in the 18th century. The kind of question he had to answer was: "Why does a 20 minute sermon seem longer than an hour’s ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

Today in History, March 26, 2014

Today is Wednesday, March 26, the 85th day of 2014. There are 280 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On March 26, 1979, a peace treaty was signed by Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and witnessed ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Jan 29 2014 - Updated Jan 29 2014 - 1 reports

Open Letter from NY Jews to Mayor de Blasio: ‘AIPAC does not speak for us’

The following letter was shared with Mondoweiss: An Open Letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio: We are Jewish   residents of New York who read, in the leaked transcript of your private speech to a meeting of AIPAC leaders, the following: “City Hall will ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jan 29 2014]
First reported Jan 25 2014 - Updated Jan 25 2014 - 1 reports

Spring 2014 Announcements: All Praise the Essay: Literary Biographies, Essays & Criticism

Of the essay collections included on this list, perhaps none is more anticipated than the late German novelist W.G. Sebalds A Place in the Country, the last of his major works to be translated into English, here by Sebald scholar Jo Catling. A collection ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jan 25 2014]

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...So often half the problem is that there’s no one to share it with though I wouldn’t go quite as far as Erica Jong, who said: "advice is what you ask for when you know what you ought to do but wish you didn’t."

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50 Powerful Quotes From Strong Women [Published StyleCaster - Apr 09 2014]
Why my family is opting out of the Common Core ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 08 2014]
‘Sex After ... ’ author Iris Krasnow: ‘Never TM... [Published Washington Post - Apr 04 2014]
Thought for the week: Submission brings freedom [Published All4Women - Apr 01 2014]
Being an agony aunt is just common sense, says ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 29 2014]
Today in History, March 26, 2014 [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Mar 26 2014]
Today in History [Published Kentucky.com - Mar 26 2014]
Celebrity birthdays, March 26, 2014 [Published Quad-Cities Online - Mar 26 2014]
Open Letter from NY Jews to Mayor de Blasio: ‘A... [Published Mondoweiss - Jan 29 2014]
Spring 2014 Announcements: All Praise the Essay... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jan 25 2014]
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