Category Archives: Middle Class

Like Father, Like Son? Tale of the Juniors

Oh, the heavy burden of carrying a legendary name. When it comes to Juniors with famous monikers, a Kennedy is currently running neck and neck with a Trump for the title as a world-class looney toon and embarrassment to a

Like Father, Like Son? Tale of the Juniors

Oh, the heavy burden of carrying a legendary name. When it comes to Juniors with famous monikers, a Kennedy is currently running neck and neck with a Trump for the title as a world-class looney toon and embarrassment to a

Women’s March on Washington- Five Years Later

The first Women’s March was five years ago -half a decade of women fighting to defeat Trumpism. It was historical. The largest single-day demonstration in recorded US history. That March felt like democracy at its best. Who could have imagined

Women’s March on Washington- Five Years Later

The first Women’s March was five years ago -half a decade of women fighting to defeat Trumpism. It was historical. The largest single-day demonstration in recorded US history. That March felt like democracy at its best. Who could have imagined

Art Show-Agency Feminist Art and Power

  I am very honored to be included in a new show Agency: Feminist Art and Power, organized in partnership with the Feminist Art Project and curated by Karen M. Gutfreund, which will be presented in the Museum of Sonoma

Art Show-Agency Feminist Art and Power

  I am very honored to be included in a new show Agency: Feminist Art and Power, organized in partnership with the Feminist Art Project and curated by Karen M. Gutfreund, which will be presented in the Museum of Sonoma

A Mother’s Lessons on Vaccine Advocacy Not Hesitancy

Today’s epidemic of COVID vaccine hesitancy and resistance among mothers would be something totally baffling to my own mid-century mother. “Hesitant about what?” I imagine her asking incredulously? “Saving their child’s life? Resistant to saving neighbors? Who ever heard of

A Mother’s Lessons on Vaccine Advocacy Not Hesitancy

Today’s epidemic of COVID vaccine hesitancy and resistance among mothers would be something totally baffling to my own mid-century mother. “Hesitant about what?” I imagine her asking incredulously? “Saving their child’s life? Resistant to saving neighbors? Who ever heard of

Fly away Marjorie Taylor Green, Fly Away

We can now say Toodle loo to Marjorie Taylor Greene’s toxic tweets. Thanks to Twitter, the highly infectious troll who has been contaminating an unusually large number of others with deadly misinformation has been dealt a blow. This tweeting superspreader

Fly away Marjorie Taylor Green, Fly Away

We can now say Toodle loo to Marjorie Taylor Greene’s toxic tweets. Thanks to Twitter, the highly infectious troll who has been contaminating an unusually large number of others with deadly misinformation has been dealt a blow. This tweeting superspreader

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And Just Like That…It’s COVID 2020

And just like that…it’s 2020. Not only are we still talking about Donald Trump and Roger Stone’s smarmy face is still assaulting us on the news, but like a bad re-run of a horror show we have seen before, or

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And Just Like That…It’s COVID 2020

And just like that…it’s 2020. Not only are we still talking about Donald Trump and Roger Stone’s smarmy face is still assaulting us on the news, but like a bad re-run of a horror show we have seen before, or

Ms Magazine – Pushed to Be Betty Draper I Was Always More Like Don

After Ms Magazine ran a piece on me as an artist a few months ago, I switched gears and decided to pitch them a story about my Mad Men-like childhood where I was more Don Draper than his wife Betty.

Ms Magazine – Pushed to Be Betty Draper I Was Always More Like Don

After Ms Magazine ran a piece on me as an artist a few months ago, I switched gears and decided to pitch them a story about my Mad Men-like childhood where I was more Don Draper than his wife Betty.

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No Shame in Body Shaming

For someone like me who struggled with an eating disorder as a teen, I am grateful I grew up in the age of Kodak Instamatic and not Facebook Instagram. Unless I had a Polaroid, snapshot selfies took at least a

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No Shame in Body Shaming

For someone like me who struggled with an eating disorder as a teen, I am grateful I grew up in the age of Kodak Instamatic and not Facebook Instagram. Unless I had a Polaroid, snapshot selfies took at least a

Big Birds, Big Bees, and Big Vaccines

Thanks to an oversize cartoon bee, everyone was buzzing about a new vaccine in the early 1960s. The Sabine type II oral polio vaccine helped a lot of children in 1962 in part due to the diligence of a happy

Big Birds, Big Bees, and Big Vaccines

Thanks to an oversize cartoon bee, everyone was buzzing about a new vaccine in the early 1960s. The Sabine type II oral polio vaccine helped a lot of children in 1962 in part due to the diligence of a happy

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Criminalizing Abortion Doesn’t Stop Abortion

Once again the right wants to terminate Roe v Wade and abort women’s constitutional rights. An important reminder as the Supreme Court begins hearing cases potentially challenging Roe v Wade. Oral arguments have begun in a challenge to the controversial

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Criminalizing Abortion Doesn’t Stop Abortion

Once again the right wants to terminate Roe v Wade and abort women’s constitutional rights. An important reminder as the Supreme Court begins hearing cases potentially challenging Roe v Wade. Oral arguments have begun in a challenge to the controversial