Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

Have you ever spanked your child?  Take a second to tell me what you think.   I know some parents do and some don’t, but in South Africa it could be illegal to spank your child. That’s right – legislation is currently being drafted by the Children’s Rights Project to make it corporal punishment if …

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Dear Ms. Franklin: I was reading the Huffington Post and came across your article, “30 things I hope to do after 30”.  I love to read lists like this.  I have made some lists like these in my life.  Since you are the Senior Lifestyle Editor at the Huffington Post and you are just turning …

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This weekend I decided to take my daughter to the circus.  The circus has an intermission.  During the intermission the children were allowed on the circus floor and there were various bouncie houses and inflatable slides to entertain the children. While walking around checking out the fun, we found a rather unusual slide to entertain the youngsters. …

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I started listening to myself this morning as I was getting myself ready for work and my daughter ready for school.  Harry is our cat.   I thought this would make a funny one woman play starring someone like Debra Messing or Kate Walsh as me. Here is what came out of my mouth this …

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