Archive for March, 2011

  • Fictional Options for Women

    Fictional Options for Women

    March 9th, 2011 | Uncategorized | madamemary9 | Comments Off

    Or “Female Character Flowchart.”   You have to click on the image to see the whole picture.


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  • Flowchart Week Continues

    Flowchart Week Continues

    March 8th, 2011 | Uncategorized | madamemary9 | Comments Off


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  • McConaughey Wasn’t the First to Bongo

    McConaughey Wasn’t the First to Bongo

    March 7th, 2011 | Uncategorized | madamemary9 | Comments Off

    In the late ’90s, I worked on a film called “Infinity” with Matthew Broderick and Patricia Arquette and screenplay written by Matthew’s mother, Patricia Broderick.   The film was about the early years of physicist Richard Feynmann.   There were no bongos or womanizing in the film and it wasn’t until later that I discovered Feynmann was [...]


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  • Ether Follies

    Ether Follies

    March 6th, 2011 | Uncategorized | madamemary9 | Comments Off

    I’ve never had surgery that required I be put under but one of my paranoid fears is that should I ever have to I’ll be one of those who seems unconscious and can’t move but is feeling and hearing everything. Kind of a horror story scenario. And, of course, they steal my thoughts too while [...]


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  • A Tchotke for Everything

    A Tchotke for Everything

    March 3rd, 2011 | Uncategorized | madamemary9 | Comments Off

    I got a Magnetic Poetry Kit as a Secret Santa gift once.   I put the words on my office door and the bored kids in the office were always trying to come up with the dirtiest poems the words would allow.     Yesterday, I saw “I Love My Union Thug” mugs online.   I guess we’re meant [...]


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  • Science & Consequence

    Science & Consequence

    March 3rd, 2011 | Uncategorized | madamemary9 | Comments Off

    A couple of weeks ago I was having lunch with a mathematician I know and he was talking about his struggles to work out citizenship in the US because his home country of Germany forbids dual citizenship unless a very strict level of hardship can be proven. However, his lawyer said that because he could [...]


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