...Meanwhile, over on GrrlScientist's blog, the subject is raised: Do marketing people think women are such stupid ninnies that they need inviting pink packaging and nonsensical advice along with their feminine hygiene products?
I paraphrase, of course. GrrlScientist is quite eloquent, and quite annoyed.
Anne Waldman once read a review that claimed women poets essentially wrote about their periods. So, she decided to write a poem about periods (MP3 LINK) for a change. Damn, but ain't it the truth though.
(As a complete aside, do check out her Feminifesto. Powerful stuff!)
For my birthday this year, I asked my friends for new RAM, so that my crawling 256Mb machine might be a bit more responsive. It came today, and now I'm running at 768Mb--3/4s of a gigabyte--and using Firefox with iTunes. That may not sound like much, except previously the combination would bring my machine to a crawl. Now it's flying. Have I mentioned that I like my friends a lot? Or that RAM is cheap and easy to install?