TIMES UP Now

TIMES UP Now

Susan Murphy-Milano’s newest book, TIMES UP, A Guide on How to Leave and Survive Abusive and Stalking Relationships, is out today. TIMES UP is the perfect companion for domestic violence victims, guiding them towards safety by showing them the unseen pitfalls of...
Taxpayer Subsidies for That Woman?

Taxpayer Subsidies for That Woman?

Jose Baez has come forward with a claim that Casey Anthony is indigent and needs the state to pay for her defense. It’s hard to take when we, as taxpayers, have to pony up for the defense of a reprehensible, proven liar like Casey.  But, that is how our system...
Favorite Reads

Favorite Reads

Everything in 2009 was not worth remembering but my year of reading was memorable.    My Favorite Reads 2009 list contains an unprecedented number of books–21 in all.  Believe it or not, I was pickier about the books in 2009 than any previous...
Oh Dear, Deer

Oh Dear, Deer

We have a herd of deer in our neighborhood which, during the drought earlier this year, were looking gaunt and hungry.  We started feeding them handfuls of corn and keeping a tub filled with water.  My husband, Wayne, soon picked out a favorite–the one...
Casey Anthony and Malignant Narcicism

Casey Anthony and Malignant Narcicism

In attempting to understand the actions of Casey Anthony and her callous attitude toward her daughter, the most accurate way to view her is through the lens of malignant narcissim. Dr. Erich Fromm coined the phrase, but Dr. Otto Kernberg became the expert on it. He...