Category Archives: Women

How To Downsize Without Feeling Depressed- The Ethel

Sometimes downsizing isn’t a choice but thrust on you. When you are both a serious collector and sentimentalist like me that is never easy. But when 2 tragedies nearly back to back forced me to discard beloved things, I discovered

How To Downsize Without Feeling Depressed- The Ethel

Sometimes downsizing isn’t a choice but thrust on you. When you are both a serious collector and sentimentalist like me that is never easy. But when 2 tragedies nearly back to back forced me to discard beloved things, I discovered

American Dream Unveiled

The American Dream is dead. No if, and, or butts about it. If American democracy is slowly dying, the American Dream has officially jumped the shark. And its demise was as clear as black and white yesterday. The American Dream

American Dream Unveiled

The American Dream is dead. No if, and, or butts about it. If American democracy is slowly dying, the American Dream has officially jumped the shark. And its demise was as clear as black and white yesterday. The American Dream

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Women’s Equality Day

Though often unacknowledged, August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. More than  40 years after the women’s liberation movement stormed onto the scene opening a floodgate of dialogue about women’s rights, its déjà vu all over again. Today women are still

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Women’s Equality Day

Though often unacknowledged, August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. More than  40 years after the women’s liberation movement stormed onto the scene opening a floodgate of dialogue about women’s rights, its déjà vu all over again. Today women are still

Still Obsessed With Marilyn Monroe

60 years ago today Americans were waking up to the tragic news that Marilyn Monroe had died. It was a hot, muggy, Sunday afternoon as I lolled about like a Hollywood starlet in a kidney-shaped pool when I learned the

Still Obsessed With Marilyn Monroe

60 years ago today Americans were waking up to the tragic news that Marilyn Monroe had died. It was a hot, muggy, Sunday afternoon as I lolled about like a Hollywood starlet in a kidney-shaped pool when I learned the

Greetings from Kansas

When Kansas speaks, we need to listen. The heart of the country spoke out from their heart last night with a resounding vote to protect abortion access by rejecting an amendment that would remove the right to abortion. It wasn’t

Greetings from Kansas

When Kansas speaks, we need to listen. The heart of the country spoke out from their heart last night with a resounding vote to protect abortion access by rejecting an amendment that would remove the right to abortion. It wasn’t

A Birthday Tribute to my Beach Loving Mother Betty

I got my deep love of the water and the beach from my beloved mother Betty. Born in Brooklyn on Bastille Day, her lifelong enthusiasm for the sand and surf was deeply infectious and I caught the beach bug very

A Birthday Tribute to my Beach Loving Mother Betty

I got my deep love of the water and the beach from my beloved mother Betty. Born in Brooklyn on Bastille Day, her lifelong enthusiasm for the sand and surf was deeply infectious and I caught the beach bug very

Roe v Wade Overturned -I Can’t Breathe

This morning we turned the clock back fifty years because of three stolen Scotus seats. Because some people “Just didn’t Like Hillary!” This day will live in infamy. We are headed back to the dark ages, of dark alleys and

Roe v Wade Overturned -I Can’t Breathe

This morning we turned the clock back fifty years because of three stolen Scotus seats. Because some people “Just didn’t Like Hillary!” This day will live in infamy. We are headed back to the dark ages, of dark alleys and

Abortion- Whose Facts of Life?

When it comes to The Facts of Life– just whose facts are we being subjected to? Christian Bible interpretation as U.S. law is fast becoming a fact of life nearly every day from banning books to banning abortion at the

Abortion- Whose Facts of Life?

When it comes to The Facts of Life– just whose facts are we being subjected to? Christian Bible interpretation as U.S. law is fast becoming a fact of life nearly every day from banning books to banning abortion at the

Mother

A Mothers Day for All

Mother’s Day is a complicated day for so many of us. For those like me who no longer have a living mother yet live with their spirit and love every day it can be a difficult day of longing, deeply

Mother

A Mothers Day for All

Mother’s Day is a complicated day for so many of us. For those like me who no longer have a living mother yet live with their spirit and love every day it can be a difficult day of longing, deeply

We Will Not Turn the Clock Back On Roe v Wade

Many women went to sleep last night in America only to wake up to find out they are living in Gilead. I came late to the game watching Handmaid’s Tale, having only recently begun binging it. A totalitarian society that

We Will Not Turn the Clock Back On Roe v Wade

Many women went to sleep last night in America only to wake up to find out they are living in Gilead. I came late to the game watching Handmaid’s Tale, having only recently begun binging it. A totalitarian society that