Somewhat Gracefully My writing’s been rejected a lot. Sometimes, it wasn’t the right fit for the publication or […]
New Year, New Me is such a great slogan, isn’t it? The notion of a new (aka – […]
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was designated, by former President Barack Obama, as the only federal holiday that […]
White child vigilante’s acquittal proves nothing’s changed The heartbreak, anger, fear and futility the families of Kyle Rittenhouse’s […]
But, you want to know what it really feels like? When your train of thought is going straight ahead, and seemingly out of nowhere it veers sharply to the left, it doesn’t seem weird to you, just to other people. It’s the realization that most people’s thoughts don’t work like that and that moving from discussions about dinner to a news article you read earlier and back again, with no transition, sometimes leaves people bewildered.
Racism isn’t hard to understand. If you hate or you believe that you are inherently better than another […]
You want to support the women in your life? Really support them? Give them a break. A literal one, a metaphorical one; it doesn’t matter. Just give them a break.
We haven’t slept well since March. We try to catch a moment’s break, after making lunch, in between Zoom school sessions and our own work, but it slips through our fingers, a specter fading fast, as young voices ring out with questions and requests. Maybe later, with a glass of wine.
Women at mid-life. Women on the edge.
For this #GivingTuesday on December 1, 2020, and my upcoming birthday, I’m asking people to join me in […]