Ilina EwenDateline: Ilina Ewen
First Published: Nov 03, 2008 / Last Published: Feb 04, 2011
Ilina is the mother of two boys who have given her back fat, prematurely gray hair, laugh lines, and endless joy. She is a food fanatic but hates the term "foodie." She cooks, she eats, she doesn't count calories. Ilina is a marketing consultant who specializes in brand strategy and consumer research, an avid activist for issues related to the well being of kids, and a voracious reader. She dreams of a good night's sleep. She blogs at Dirt & Noise where she posts a weekly cocktail feature called 5:00 Fridays (http://www.dirtandnoise.com/).
Ilina Ewen's topics
Ilina Ewen's articles
February 4, 2011
Rape Needs No Redefinition
All rape is forcible. And one in six women will be raped in her lifetime. You know this woman. She is the girl next door, the mother of two young sons, the writer. The GOP's stance on redefining rape is a shameful, soulless act that underscores its obdurate and outdated values.
January 24, 2011
Colbert Report Mocks School Disintegration
A Raleigh mom's take on what Stephen Colbert recently said about Wake County, NC schools. Was the mockery spot on or hyperbolic nonsense?
December 10, 2010
One Brown Face
I grew up the only kid of color in my class. Now my sons face the same shame I felt if the Wake County School Board has its way.
June 9, 2010
Young at Heart
May 28, 2010
Neighborhood Values (or Why I Don't Want to Live in the Burbs)
May 11, 2010
Greece was the Word
April 26, 2010
Pulling the Plug on Project Enlightenment
April 9, 2010
Never Too Old to Read With Mommy
March 26, 2010
Who Are You Calling Mommy?
March 10, 2010
Diversity Isn't Just About Color