Written with my Thursday night writing group with the prompts: don’t go there, quiet enough to hear your own heart beat, everybody knows your name, startling, witch, had to make it across the street, from there I was sent to another small room, hung up when she heard my voice, dismiss, okay kids time for … Continue reading Notice What You Notice
Hey, it's getting cold and rainy here: perfect time to take refuge in books! Enjoy! My edition of Their Eyes Were Watching God had plenty of literary and historical notes both fore and aft, but I’ll admit I got impatient and just started in on the novel itself. I will tell you that the editors … Continue reading Book Review: Their Eyes Were Watching God
New for 2019, along with flash fiction, poetry and crazy musings, I plan to also post book reviews! I've been having fun posting reviews on Goodreads, and I decided it was time to share the wealth over here too. Looking forward to hearing whether you agree with my picks, and what books you'd recommend as well. … Continue reading Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama
I got very busy with the actual (as opposed to the virtual) world last week and missed a post. So here are three stories to make up for it. Or maybe it's only one story. You be the judge. Written with my Thursday night writing group. Very elaborate prompts including: He had known better, OR, … Continue reading His True Name
I have not been the most consistent blogger in the world. If there’s anyone out there paying attention this is not such a big surprise. My last post was over a year ago. In that episode, I announced that my poor old sweet-faced kitty Angel was dying of cancer. I got all philosophical and weepy … Continue reading Greetings Blogosphere!
Back in the 70s, when we talked about feminism or “women’s liberation,” we talked about very basic issues: equal pay for equal work, equal rights to own property and to mange our own financial affairs, the right to make our own reproductive decisions. We also talked about respect, that women are just as capable as … Continue reading On Feminism, part 2
I’m writing this for all the non-feminists out there. Please take a look! My playful suggestion in a recent post that we close all our schools leads me to a bigger question about raising children. I think if we, as a culture, were to write a mission statement, the first thing I would want it … Continue reading On Feminism