Category Archives: Middle Class

Vintage illustration Jon Whitcomb

Hooking Up Advice- A Vintage Valentine’s Day Dilemma

To Canoodle or Not to Canoodle In Post-War America, love was in the air. Along with Valentines Day’s hearts and flowers, came big dates, big dances, and king sized expectations in high schools and colleges all around the country. But

Vintage illustration Jon Whitcomb

Hooking Up Advice- A Vintage Valentine’s Day Dilemma

To Canoodle or Not to Canoodle In Post-War America, love was in the air. Along with Valentines Day’s hearts and flowers, came big dates, big dances, and king sized expectations in high schools and colleges all around the country. But

suffragettes-what-i-would-do

She Persisted

    She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, She persisted. Silencing Elizabeth Warren will never work. We don’t silence women who persist. We celebrate them!

suffragettes-what-i-would-do

She Persisted

    She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, She persisted. Silencing Elizabeth Warren will never work. We don’t silence women who persist. We celebrate them!

Vintage Illustration schoolboy blackboard

Heavens to Betsy, Our Schools Go to Hell

Heavens to Betsy, there should be no surprise about DeVos’s confirmation. Donald Trump did say: “I Love the poorly educated.” Trump won bigly with the uneducated voters so perhaps this is just part of the Republican’s larger plan to simply

Vintage Illustration schoolboy blackboard

Heavens to Betsy, Our Schools Go to Hell

Heavens to Betsy, there should be no surprise about DeVos’s confirmation. Donald Trump did say: “I Love the poorly educated.” Trump won bigly with the uneducated voters so perhaps this is just part of the Republican’s larger plan to simply

Trump merchandise and womens march merchandise

A Tale of Two Cities- Washington DC Inauguration Weekend

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair. It was two days in January  where two worlds threatened to collide. Alternative lifestyles and alternative

Trump merchandise and womens march merchandise

A Tale of Two Cities- Washington DC Inauguration Weekend

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair. It was two days in January  where two worlds threatened to collide. Alternative lifestyles and alternative

Mary Tyler Moore TV Guide Cover

So Long Mary Tyler Moore

  With the turn of a TV dial, Mary turned the world and my childhood on with her smile. A constant presence on my TV screen, Mary Tyler Moore and her winning smile shepherded me through  my Kennedy era childhood,

Mary Tyler Moore TV Guide Cover

So Long Mary Tyler Moore

  With the turn of a TV dial, Mary turned the world and my childhood on with her smile. A constant presence on my TV screen, Mary Tyler Moore and her winning smile shepherded me through  my Kennedy era childhood,

womens-march-washington-eventdetails

Women March On Washington

Americans and citizens around the world  are marching tomorrow to challenge Trump’s administration. We are here and we are watching. One day after Donald Trumps  inauguration, the  Women’s March on Washington will bring hundreds of thousands to the capital to

womens-march-washington-eventdetails

Women March On Washington

Americans and citizens around the world  are marching tomorrow to challenge Trump’s administration. We are here and we are watching. One day after Donald Trumps  inauguration, the  Women’s March on Washington will bring hundreds of thousands to the capital to

vintage illustration drs and health emergency

Medical Emergency- America’s Health Care

Critical Care As the halls of Congress morph into a Critical Care Unit, the GOP’s prescription “to preserve our freedom” appears to be to pull the plug on Obamacare- STAT! Although some Republicans overt hysterics appear to have gone into

vintage illustration drs and health emergency

Medical Emergency- America’s Health Care

Critical Care As the halls of Congress morph into a Critical Care Unit, the GOP’s prescription “to preserve our freedom” appears to be to pull the plug on Obamacare- STAT! Although some Republicans overt hysterics appear to have gone into

carrie-fisher-debbie-reynolds-55

Mothers and Daughters – A Different Kind of Love Story – Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Of all the roles women are required to fill in this society, daughterhood is universal. Is there a daughter who didn’t devolve into tears after having watched Bright Lights,  Fisher Steven’s brilliant documentary on the remarkable relationship between Carrie Fisher

carrie-fisher-debbie-reynolds-55

Mothers and Daughters – A Different Kind of Love Story – Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Of all the roles women are required to fill in this society, daughterhood is universal. Is there a daughter who didn’t devolve into tears after having watched Bright Lights,  Fisher Steven’s brilliant documentary on the remarkable relationship between Carrie Fisher

Sally Edelstein Collage of appropriated images

Trump to White Working Class: You’ve Been Scammed!

There’s A Sucker Born Every Minute Trump supporters who have carelessly catapulted a charlatan into the White House serve only to prove P.T. Barnum’s famous line “There’s a sucker born every minute.” The brash NY businessman/reality star  follows in the

Sally Edelstein Collage of appropriated images

Trump to White Working Class: You’ve Been Scammed!

There’s A Sucker Born Every Minute Trump supporters who have carelessly catapulted a charlatan into the White House serve only to prove P.T. Barnum’s famous line “There’s a sucker born every minute.” The brash NY businessman/reality star  follows in the

carrie fisher

Carrie Fisher- May Her Force Be With Us

As many are mourning Princess Leia, I am mourning the grown up, bone-fide, bad-ass woman who that iconic bun headed dream girl of their childhood grew up to be; the raw, irreverent, inspiring, one of a kind powerhouse in Hollywood

carrie fisher

Carrie Fisher- May Her Force Be With Us

As many are mourning Princess Leia, I am mourning the grown up, bone-fide, bad-ass woman who that iconic bun headed dream girl of their childhood grew up to be; the raw, irreverent, inspiring, one of a kind powerhouse in Hollywood