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I want my granddaughters to grow up in a country that values women for their contributions to society, whether they be to keep house and raise a family, or work outside the home and keep house and raise a family. … Continue reading
It’s been a while since we’ve had weather as dangerously cold as this.
My husband and I have lived with dogs and cats for close to 30 years. Not just one, mind you, but several at the same time. We are suckers for a sad face. Pets carefully guard their own territories. (Sound … Continue reading
What it all boils down to is this: Racial and tribal politics mean nothing in the face of human suffering. In the face of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation. Twice this week, I’ve seen photographs on my Facebook feed of white helping … Continue reading
The inspirational Eve Marko posted in her blog the other day about the origin of the term Standing Rock, which got me wondering about the nature of my own personal Standing Rock. What is mine? What is the one truth, … Continue reading
As this week’s events at The Ohio State University unfolded on my television screen, my thoughts turned to the time when my young granddaughters enter college, in the not-so-distant future. Run Hide Fight. Excellent preparation, as it turns out, but … Continue reading
Today, for the first time, I vote for a woman for president. We are silent no longer. Our struggle for equal rights has come to this.
The National Parks Service has been encouraging the country to “Find Your Park” in this, its 100th anniversary year. My husband found his park
for summer’s end, the time of year when the sun’s angle slips too low and the nights grow too cool to keep the pool’s water temperature warm enough for swimming. Every September, I try to best my record for latest … Continue reading
My husband and I recently returned from a trip to Las Vegas and the Mojave Desert.