The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 11.15.11


| 11/15/2011 3:29:04 PM


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The ocean’s power is so big,” writes The Smart Set’s Stefany Anne Goldberg, “that it not only generates our worst disasters, it recycles our tragedies for later consideration, just when the whole fuss finally starts to die down.

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What is more expensive: to send a criminal to prison or to send a student to Princeton?

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When Pleasanton mom Siah Fried and her co-author wrote Tales from Swankville, a book about hyper-competitive parenting in suburbia, they didn’t expect their neighbors to take it so personally.



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