Author Archives: Phoebe Brown

Phoebe Brown

Freelance writer and mother residing in big sky country.

Piercing Baby’s Ears: Cute, Mean or Trashy?

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I couldn’t help but notice the large crowd that surrounded a young mother and her infant daughter in a costume jewelry shop in the mall this past weekend. The poor baby. She was all smiles, oblivious to what was coming next. As the attendant drew marks on the infant’s ear lobes, she just sat there taking in […]

Is the Woman Formally Known as Bruce Jenner a Jerk?

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It’s a lazy Saturday afternoon, almost 3 pm and I haven’t even gotten out of my pajamas yet. I channel surf while sipping my Coke Zero until I come upon “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” After being bitch slapped repeatedly over the last week with news of Bruce Jenner’s gender reassignment, it was just too tempting to take […]