Category Archives: Middle Class

Traveling Fun For Thanksgiving

As millions crowd our airports for the traditional Thanksgiving trek home over the river and through the woods, the tension mounts at the thought of long lines, insufferable crowds, and the dreaded delays that inevitably await the weary and wary

Traveling Fun For Thanksgiving

As millions crowd our airports for the traditional Thanksgiving trek home over the river and through the woods, the tension mounts at the thought of long lines, insufferable crowds, and the dreaded delays that inevitably await the weary and wary

This is What Democracy Looks Like

  This is what democracy looks like. This is what America looks like. Today there is a blue wave and I am tickled pink. Today we witnessed a pink wave and I am no longer blue. Color me happy. For

This is What Democracy Looks Like

  This is what democracy looks like. This is what America looks like. Today there is a blue wave and I am tickled pink. Today we witnessed a pink wave and I am no longer blue. Color me happy. For

Women Wowing Washington

The Beltway Beauties featured in this 1960 election season fashion spread would likely please many of today’s retro Republicans who might be happier returning to a time when women in Washington knew their place – contained safely on the pages

Women Wowing Washington

The Beltway Beauties featured in this 1960 election season fashion spread would likely please many of today’s retro Republicans who might be happier returning to a time when women in Washington knew their place – contained safely on the pages

Is Trump a Baby?

President Trump pouts on 60 Minutes insisting he’s no baby. Evidence points to the contrary. Although Donald  has officially entered the terrible twos,  in many ways he has not progressed much from his infancy. Technically, Trump is a toddler. And

Is Trump a Baby?

President Trump pouts on 60 Minutes insisting he’s no baby. Evidence points to the contrary. Although Donald  has officially entered the terrible twos,  in many ways he has not progressed much from his infancy. Technically, Trump is a toddler. And

Vintage couple No Means No

No Always Means No

No, no doesn’t mean yes. No does not even mean convince me. Reluctance doesn’t mean consent. Being drunk doesn’t mean consent. Being passed out doesn’t mean consent. Not now. Not ever.   Before the  MeToo movement pushed up the conversation

Vintage couple No Means No

No Always Means No

No, no doesn’t mean yes. No does not even mean convince me. Reluctance doesn’t mean consent. Being drunk doesn’t mean consent. Being passed out doesn’t mean consent. Not now. Not ever.   Before the  MeToo movement pushed up the conversation

Melania Trump: CSI

Is First Lady Melania Trump auditioning for a part on CSI? That is the only reasonable excuse for her recent  insulting and insensitive statement saying victims of sexual assault “Need to have really Hard Evidence.” Hard evidence Melania?!? Sorry, I

Melania Trump: CSI

Is First Lady Melania Trump auditioning for a part on CSI? That is the only reasonable excuse for her recent  insulting and insensitive statement saying victims of sexual assault “Need to have really Hard Evidence.” Hard evidence Melania?!? Sorry, I

Dr Ford a Profile in Courage

I am awed, I am inspired, I am enraged, and I am heartbroken. But I also feel emboldened by this strong, recognizable and honest voice that resonated in a Congressional hearing room. As a survivor of multiple sexual assaults, Christine

Dr Ford a Profile in Courage

I am awed, I am inspired, I am enraged, and I am heartbroken. But I also feel emboldened by this strong, recognizable and honest voice that resonated in a Congressional hearing room. As a survivor of multiple sexual assaults, Christine

art collage Sally Edelstein Traumativ Memory

Traumatic Memory- Remembering What We Want to Forget

The GOP cite a  “gap” problem in the Kavanaugh scandal, when the real  problem is the GOP. Both Christine Blasey Ford, Deborah Ramirez amd Julie Swetnick report gaps in their memory of their traumatic events. They must therefore be remembering

art collage Sally Edelstein Traumativ Memory

Traumatic Memory- Remembering What We Want to Forget

The GOP cite a  “gap” problem in the Kavanaugh scandal, when the real  problem is the GOP. Both Christine Blasey Ford, Deborah Ramirez amd Julie Swetnick report gaps in their memory of their traumatic events. They must therefore be remembering

Cosby Goes to Jail… Goes Directly To Jail

Despite his fame and fortune, Bill Cosby’s bad behavior spoke to the realities and pervasiveness of our rape culture, one which has long sanctioned and even encouraged this type of behavior for the ordinary man. Sorry boys, game over. Cosby has

Cosby Goes to Jail… Goes Directly To Jail

Despite his fame and fortune, Bill Cosby’s bad behavior spoke to the realities and pervasiveness of our rape culture, one which has long sanctioned and even encouraged this type of behavior for the ordinary man. Sorry boys, game over. Cosby has

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Boys Will Be Boys – Sexual Assault and College

In 1973 Syracuse University promised their  students that college life would provide lasting memories. They didn’t disappoint. Even decades later, college memories remain etched deeply in my psyche. Especially, if like me, you were sexually assaulted. More than once. My

vintage security poster

Boys Will Be Boys – Sexual Assault and College

In 1973 Syracuse University promised their  students that college life would provide lasting memories. They didn’t disappoint. Even decades later, college memories remain etched deeply in my psyche. Especially, if like me, you were sexually assaulted. More than once. My