Rachel Sklar

I am pro-choice, but I don't consider that inconsistent at all with pro-life - there's no way that having an abortion, ever, is an easy decision, and it more often errs on the side of absolutely wrenching, not to mention physically debilitating.Rachel Sklar

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Flying over New Orleans on our approach, I got it. There was no view of land without water - water in the great looming form of Lake Pontchartrain, water cutting through in tributaries, water flowing beside a long stretch of highway, water just - everywhere.Rachel Sklar

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For video clips, you can always assume that there is a creative component since you are literally dealing with production values.Rachel Sklar

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'The Crumbling of America' should be required viewing for local and national government, not to mention the local and national media who should be keeping their feet to the fire on guarding against disaster.Rachel Sklar

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I not only work online through my various projects, but I am an avid user of online technologies to connect and engage with friends as well.Rachel Sklar

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Law school and summer camp are the two experiences that inform pretty much all I do.Rachel Sklar

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Good advice is just watch what you say on Facebook, on Twitter, on social networks because being sued is not fun. Filing a lawsuit is not fun. And being fired and having to do all of those things is not fun. So just avoid it.Rachel Sklar

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While I know that Twitter is doing just fine with or without my 140-character contributions, I also know that people are fickle, and when using something becomes too annoying, they stop.Rachel Sklar

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It is a pet peeve of mine when people throw around arguments citing 'Fair Use' and yet fail to actually explain what a fair use argument actually is.Rachel Sklar

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When I go a stretch without tweeting, I will occasionally get an email from my mom, checking in. I always find this amusing but also gratifying: Thanks to Twitter, I can keep in touch with my parents and let them in on what I'm doing in a way that even the regular phone calls of a doting daughter can't do.Rachel Sklar

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Less than two weeks before my 34th birthday, I bought pots. Most people were amazed that I did not previously own pots, but that was before I explained that I had never used my oven, and used my stovetop for my dishrack.Rachel Sklar

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The best jokes resonate because they uncover ridiculousness in our daily lives, reveal the silliness - and sometimes sadness - of things we see every day.Rachel Sklar

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I am not an 'unplug' person. I like being plugged in.Rachel Sklar

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Is there anything about the JonBenet Ramsey case that isn't weird and disturbing?Rachel Sklar

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We live in a world now where everything is tweeted and Instagrammed and tagged and now, God help us, Vined. Calling out grievances over Twitter has become an industry norm.Rachel Sklar

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The road system that we've come to depend on, the road system that we built our wealth on and our power on, is falling apart.Rachel Sklar

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As a matter of personal philosophy, I have generally said, 'Why not?' far more often than either 'Why?' or 'Not.'Rachel Sklar

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I feel lucky every day. But I can also trace that luck back to decisions I have made. Frequently, those decisions have been to pay my own way to somewhere I want to be and something I want to do.Rachel Sklar

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I've gone out on limbs, flung far, and Forrest-Gumped my way into the center of the action.Rachel Sklar

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I didn't go to law school to become a lawyer, per se - let's just say I was leaning in to some strong suggestions from my parents - but my nebulous goals of someday becoming a writer were just that, nebulous.Rachel Sklar

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I took a job at a white-shoe NYC law firm, with an office, business cards, and a fat starter paycheck.Rachel Sklar

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I wrote small stories here and there, then bigger ones. Some were even written for money. I signed up for a writing class and snuck my first assignment on a yellow legal pad in a partner's office while he read through my memo.Rachel Sklar

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I don't fault my former law firm for running their business like a business or expecting their new hire to be worth the obscene rate she was billed out at, but fun it was not.Rachel Sklar

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Women as a raw demographic unit exercise incredible power across every element of American life.Rachel Sklar

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I'm Jewish, but not overly religious, and have certainly never formally observed the Fourth Commandment, other than via the tradition of wearing white on Friday nights at summer camp, which never seemed to dovetail with the fact that Fridays were also the night for grape juice.Rachel Sklar

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My weekends are oases of time and space, where I am able to draw a breath and dive into the stuff I couldn't get to that week - the great article I bookmarked, the friend whose emails I kept dropping, the blog post I'd meant to write on a subject that wasn't timely but was still important.Rachel Sklar

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I find the term 'workaholic' to be distasteful because it reminds me of the harried-looking lawyers I recall chained to their desks through nights and weekends during my lawyer days years ago.Rachel Sklar

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There will always be women who say, 'She doesn't represent me.' In retrospect, these things are gifts, because it forces me to step up and defend what I'm doing.Rachel Sklar

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What I do want is to be transparent about where I am and how I got here. I don't like the cone of silence - it didn't do me any favors in my 20s or 30s, and I don't see it doing much for other women, either.Rachel Sklar

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'Single' is usually applied to women as though they are a problem to be fixed.Rachel Sklar

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