Category Archives: Women

A Shot Of  Compassion in a Time of Social Distancing

I didn’t realize how profoundly I missed human connection in real life until I received a big dose of it recently. Zoom has been a lifesaver, and old familiar face time has been a wonderful way to see and connect

A Shot Of  Compassion in a Time of Social Distancing

I didn’t realize how profoundly I missed human connection in real life until I received a big dose of it recently. Zoom has been a lifesaver, and old familiar face time has been a wonderful way to see and connect

A Milestone Memorial for Me

When all is said and done, I am the product of a successful “set-up.” Seventy years ago today a 29-year-old man from Queens married a 24-year-old woman from Manhattan. This young couple filled with hope, whose whole life lay in

A Milestone Memorial for Me

When all is said and done, I am the product of a successful “set-up.” Seventy years ago today a 29-year-old man from Queens married a 24-year-old woman from Manhattan. This young couple filled with hope, whose whole life lay in

Keeping…TAB A Diet Drink For a Generation

RIP Tab. Even if the girl watchers watched the girls who drank Diet Pepsi, it was always Tab for this girl. With its one crazy calorie, I would mainline the soda’s cyclamates with nary a care in the world. To

Keeping…TAB A Diet Drink For a Generation

RIP Tab. Even if the girl watchers watched the girls who drank Diet Pepsi, it was always Tab for this girl. With its one crazy calorie, I would mainline the soda’s cyclamates with nary a care in the world. To

Who Says Women Have Equal Rights

Will Operation June Cleaver Be Deployed in 2020

  Get ready to set your clocks back, kids. No, it’s not daylight savings time yet, but it’s about to get darker a lot earlier than many of us hoped for. A woman whose religious beliefs require her to absolute

Who Says Women Have Equal Rights

Will Operation June Cleaver Be Deployed in 2020

  Get ready to set your clocks back, kids. No, it’s not daylight savings time yet, but it’s about to get darker a lot earlier than many of us hoped for. A woman whose religious beliefs require her to absolute

My Politics is My Art

As I’ve been watching the memorial service for RBG with tears for our loss and tears of where we are, there are also feelings of pride. As a woman, a feminist, and a Jew.  It is meaningful to me in

My Politics is My Art

As I’ve been watching the memorial service for RBG with tears for our loss and tears of where we are, there are also feelings of pride. As a woman, a feminist, and a Jew.  It is meaningful to me in

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Choices

The Mid-Century World Ruth Bader Ginsburg Defied

The world was never the same because of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. A shy, petite, Jewish girl from Brooklyn changed my life forever. Her impact was as profound as another self-effacing, compassionate, Jewish, Brooklyn-born woman. My mother. Their place and affections

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Choices

The Mid-Century World Ruth Bader Ginsburg Defied

The world was never the same because of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. A shy, petite, Jewish girl from Brooklyn changed my life forever. Her impact was as profound as another self-effacing, compassionate, Jewish, Brooklyn-born woman. My mother. Their place and affections

Not Normal Art In the Age of Trump

Not Normal Art in the Age of Trump

 Nothing is normal anymore in the age of Trump. For 4 years, artists around the United States have been raging against Donald Trump and the destruction he has created. I am proud to be one of them. I am also

Not Normal Art In the Age of Trump

Not Normal Art in the Age of Trump

 Nothing is normal anymore in the age of Trump. For 4 years, artists around the United States have been raging against Donald Trump and the destruction he has created. I am proud to be one of them. I am also

Vintage ad Campbells soup

Soup Can Cover Up

Don’t be fooled! Under the disguise of white suburban housewives, millions of evil anarchists are stocking their pantries in ready for violent protests! Under the homey pretense of preparing Campbell soup casserole for their families, the canned soups are flying

Vintage ad Campbells soup

Soup Can Cover Up

Don’t be fooled! Under the disguise of white suburban housewives, millions of evil anarchists are stocking their pantries in ready for violent protests! Under the homey pretense of preparing Campbell soup casserole for their families, the canned soups are flying

1950s Housewife

Trump’s Mythical Suburban Housewife

Though it sounds like an oxymoron, June Cleaver was trending on twitter yesterday. Why? Once again Donald Trump invokes the Suburban Housewife that lily-white mythical creature that once roamed America’s sub-divisions dressed in heels and pearls. The Americanus Suburban Housewife

1950s Housewife

Trump’s Mythical Suburban Housewife

Though it sounds like an oxymoron, June Cleaver was trending on twitter yesterday. Why? Once again Donald Trump invokes the Suburban Housewife that lily-white mythical creature that once roamed America’s sub-divisions dressed in heels and pearls. The Americanus Suburban Housewife

Donald Trump Haor Breack Girl

Trump- A Wanna Be Breck Girl

  Snarkily calling a rival a “meanie” and sulking about the condition of your hair are the whining of an insecure moody middle-school girl, not the president of the United States.  But a pouting tween Trump is what we are

Donald Trump Haor Breack Girl

Trump- A Wanna Be Breck Girl

  Snarkily calling a rival a “meanie” and sulking about the condition of your hair are the whining of an insecure moody middle-school girl, not the president of the United States.  But a pouting tween Trump is what we are