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Share a little something about yourself with other moms.
I am: mama to a gorgeous 3-year-old little girl; a newly-minted Ph.D. on the academic job market (teaching, but not on the tenure-track yet); married to another academic (so we have the "two body problem"), a California native but now living in the South (still in culture shock after two years); an ardent feminist (passionate but with a great sense of humor so I promise I won't bite!); a foodie; a martini mom (though wine is my usual poison); a Democrat (but an equal opportunity friend so don't let that scare you if you're more conservative); over 40 (just about to turn 41); a television addict (if it's on Bravo, I probably watch it, among many other things); and a lot of other things but I'll stop here because this is getting too long!
What is your blogging philosophy?
Blogging for me is first about self-expression, but I am also hoping to make connections with kindred spirits out there in the blogosphere! I believe we need to write our truths, and that sharing our struggles as modern mothers is important personal and political work.
I have been blogging since...
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Hi there from The Girlz Korner in upstate New York where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from The Little Black Dress to Making Whoopie. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment ... come on over and see me some time.