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let’s not go back

Julie Stills Miles at Pragmatic Compendium posted this video that made me laugh and almost cry all at the same time:

I laughed at the ridiculousness of it and how far we have come since those days.  But in some sense, I cried at the irony, because there have been times when I’ve felt almost that separated from the world of business for which I trained.   Not directly from family or friends, but subtle messages from the world at large. 

Carla Barnhill speaks of the church’s pressure on mothers in The Myth of the Perfect Mother.  I’ve been ruminating (one of my new favorite weird words) on her message.  Some of it hit home for me and some seemed a little far-fetched.  As soon as I process my thoughts, I’ll write more.  If you’re interested, join Carla and her friend Caryn’s thought-provoking conversations at The Mommy Revolution

In the meantime, enjoy.  Does something in this video strike a chord with you?

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1 Comment to let’s not go back

  • I laughed and laughed at this clip — and shared it with my husband and several friends. Thanks for the smiles!

    Funny thing, during the presidential campaign this fall, I was very outspoken about my political views. This was unusual for me. In the past, I’d typically kept my politics to myself — mainly because I live in a conservative neighborhood of people who tend to believe Democrats are inherently Evil.

    This fall, I spoke up for myself. I suspect a lot of people wished I would have kept quiet or watched this clip you’ve shared! :-)

    Cindy L.’s last blog post..Ode to “Joy”

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