The Panetta/ Pakistan War of Words

June 7, 2012 by  
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Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has caused a stir by warning US ally Pakistan that Washington’s ‘patience is wearing thin’ with the support for the Haqqani Network by the country’s Inter-Services Intelligence. Pakistani ambassador to the US, Sherry Rehman, condemned the statement as ‘unhelpul.’ Pakistan’s military has taken on a number militant groups based in [...]

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The Great Wall of . . . Arizona (Miller)

June 7, 2012 by  
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Todd Miller writes at Tomdispatch.com Bringing the Battlefield to the Border The Wild World of Border Security and Boundary Building in Arizona By Todd Miller William “Drew” Dodds, the salesperson for StrongWatch, a Tucson-based company, is at the top of his game when he describes developments on the southern border of the United States in [...]

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Detroit. The D. The 313. Motor City. Detroit Rock City. Motown….

June 7, 2012 by  
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Detroit. The D. The 313. Motor City. Detroit Rock City. Motown. D Town. Hockeytown. Tiger Town. Dey-Twa. The Paris of the Midwest. The Arsenal of Democracy. The Automotive Capital of the World. The Renaissance City. Hitsville, USA. Startup City, USA.

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The alphabet

June 7, 2012 by  
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Your Daddy and I were discussing our earliest memories. Whether we remember anything of our childhood before we turned three. Maybe a little, bits and pieces of days. You are almost ready for three. To remember. I wanted to give you one for the bank, from the year you were two. ——————- Last weekend we [...]

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Chicago Road Trip

June 7, 2012 by  
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Rick Bayless and Stephanie Izard spent many of their formative years at the University of Michigan. While they have distinctly unique approaches, they share the Chicago culinary scene, a love for farmers, wins on Top Chef, reputations for being genuine people, and of course, ties to Ann Arbor.

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Detroit Party Planner (Delano Smith, PKU, Jaws That Bite)

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It was a great time at The Movement 2012 festival and now Detroit is back on it’s usual grind of amazing musical performances. This weekend we have a goodie bag full of treats for your ears to feast on. It’s gonna be a hot these few days, s…

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Life in Pictures: Insta[Style] – April Outfits

June 7, 2012 by  
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Aloha Kakou ~ Hey, beautiful people! I don’t always post every single outfit up here. So often am I too …

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Favorite Camping Trip "Essentials"

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Well, Zach and I have been married for almost a year, so in celebration of the best year of our lives, we are going camping! I’ve been gathering all our must haves and scribbling up lists ofthings we can’t forget. Below are just some of my favorit…

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Blinged Out Mock Cufflinks

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I bought some vintage rhinestone pins—two, in fact! You can see them here: What’s New On The Thrift Tip.Don’t they make nice mock cufflinks? I LOVE IT! I also love this navy and white striped shirt with bitchin purple triangles. Such a sucker for…

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THRIFT. VINTAGE. UPCYCLE. CRAFTS. BEAUTY. FASHION. POSITIVE SELF-IMAGE! You can have it all. On a shoe string budget!

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My solution to the question: do I want more kids?

June 7, 2012 by  
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Take them to a pool party. Alone.

Bonus points if they are still young & don’t know how to swim well.

I had the pleasure of attending a pool party this afternoon — I would’ve enjoyed it more… without the kids. There, I said it.

I wanted to soc…

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