1 /Poor Sandra Fluke. Her campaign to get elected to the California state senate is going so badly, she had to loan the campaign $100,000 of her own money. (Don't ask her why she couldn't even afford her own birth control just a few years ago.)
2 /Iron your clothes. Hang them outside. Put on an apron. Make the beds. It just might change your life, you housewife you.
3 /These contemplative Down Syndrome sisters in France "scatter flowers for Jesus."
4 /The best thing I read all week, maybe all month; it begins with a baby dying right after birth: "If this baby's death does not matter, no death matters."
5 /My friend James is now a columnist at the Say Anything Blog. I plan to get famous by association.
"I like being in a big family because the inside family jokes aren't always about you."
7 /I've already exposed my weakness for cheap crayons at back-to-school sales; Lacy tells me this is fine.
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