BREAKING: This was worth interrupting my long hiatus.
Day off…I was sucked into YouTube, transfixed by the spunkiness of Kid President and this appeared…
Perhaps this is the kick in the behind I needed to begin sharing again?
Perhaps this will become a favorite thing??
Lean in or lean out. What’s your pleasure? I will begin reading Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg to form my own opinion. But do take a minute to read this letter posted by Susan Patton in the Daily Princetonian. It will be getting a lot of attention.
By SUSAN A. PATTON
Advice for the young women of Princeton: the daughters I never had
Forget about having it all, or not having it all, leaning in or leaning out — here’s what you really need to know that nobody is telling you.
For years (decades, really) we have been bombarded with advice on professional advancement, breaking through that glass ceiling and achieving work-life balance. We can figure that out — we are Princeton women. If anyone can overcome professional obstacles, it will be our brilliant, resourceful, very well-educated selves.
Read the rest of the letter at http://dailyprincetonian.com/2013/03/29/32755/
A Visit by Two Mycteria Americana
Two wood storks made an appearance on the pond this week. Pretty neat since they are classified as an endangered species in the U.S.
Every once in a while, a solo wood stork shows up. But Ken was quite impressed when he discovered this couple sunning themselves. Well, rather, Jasmine and Kona…well, really Jasmine…
announced their arrival.
Of course, Ken longed to take a closer look and get the perfect photo. But, better to leave such creatures in peace and enjoy their mere presence as they did not stay for long.
Oh, the girls? They were rewarded for their discovery with lounging on the sofa for the remainder of the afternoon.
In my opinion…
Up from These Hills
My dad is a published author. He, with my brother Mike’s editing assistance (who, by the way, is a super, smart professor at UNC-Chapel Hill), published Up from These Hills last year. And, it is available at Amazon.
Since I could not write it any better, here is how the University of Nebraska Press describes the book: