That was her name. Wash Post:
She was a cheerleader in high school. She had a white poodle named Skylar whose ears and tail she had dyed pink. She had her Mustang custom painted pink and purple to match a Barbie car she owned as a child. She loved fashion, especially pink clothes.
In case you missed it, Doug Struck's article in the Washington Post yesterday about the potential impact of global warming on water conflicts is worth a read. The key takeaway is that warming will make wet areas wetter and dry areas drier-including, of course, the American Southwest. The article concludes with the focal point of what is likely to become a very intense debate:
Via Kevin Drum, I see that a survey of filmgoers by the UK firm Pearl & Dean has determined that the worst onscreen romance of all-time was between Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman) and Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) in the latter Star Wars movies.
Since TNR has already established itself as a haven for Barry Bonds apologists, this seems like an appropriate time to note that the Kansas City Star's Joe Posnanski has crunched the numbers and found that Bonds is responsible for each of the four best offensive seasons by any player since 1960 (and seven of the top eleven). As Posnanski puts it: