I just finished watching the first part of “Makers: Women Who Make America” and am incredibly moved and inspired. I am a feminist but I am also a victim of the sexist society I’ve been raised in. I know who Gloria Steinem is. I have an audio version of “The Feminine Mystique” that I’ve never… Continue reading Where Is Ms.?
There are conversations you never think you will have, like talking to ladies at church about hot sex. There are conversations you could dream of having but assume they will never occur, like what you’d say if you ever found yourself sitting next to Meryl Streep at the theatre. Then there are conversations that you… Continue reading Entering the Twilight Zone
"Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes." -Maggie Kuhn Not quite two years ago I walked into a church and it changed my life. I was not saved and I did not find Jesus, I am still an atheist, but to my surprise that is actually OK. Spending time with Unitarian Universalists, and discovering… Continue reading A Big Day
Two years ago this week my grandmother died. She and I were not close, in fact she had disowned me when I was a teenager. I had been trying to reestablish a relationship for a few years before she died. She loved my little boy, though and I wanted to be there when she died.… Continue reading A Vote of Confidence