In an open letter, Charlotte Observer columnist Théoden Janes commends his teenage daughter’s ability to balance enjoying her summer vacation with maintaining order in their household. But, what’s that? Do we detect a touch of sarcasm?
Rob Thomas found his sweet spot at PNC Music Pavilion on Wednesday night: Right in the shadow of the support columns. “It’s almost oppressively hot, like the kind of heat that’s coming to get you,” he said to the roughly one-third-full venue.
In her 2010 talk about vulnerability, TED Talk Lecturer, Brene Brown speaks beautifully about a basic human desire. She says we are hard wired to be in relationship with others, to be connected to other human beings. I believe this is true.
It's a peculiar bit of Hollywood logic, having the two guys who wrote "The Hangover" write and direct a movie called "Bad Moms." As if by some transitive property of film comedy, their having written a smash hit of men being oblivious, immature and reckless somehow makes Jon Lucas and Scott Moore the ideal candidates to explore the difficulties modern mothers face to balance conflicting responsibilities with the need to remain individualized people too.