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Becoming Visible: On Female Characters Beyond Middle Age
On January 9, 2018 | 1 Comments

A few days ago I had the pleasure of seeing the play 20th Century Blues, a tale of four women whose 40-year friendship threatens to combust over a set of photographs. We get to know their hopes, dreams, and failures, and we watch them grapple with the challenges of aging in a world that values […]

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Love Letter to the Moon #moonlover #ayurveda #fullmoon #IWSG
On March 4, 2015 | 5 Comments

  Moon, you know I am an inconstant lover. I commit to you, and then I get busy and harried, then forget. May this love letter to you breathe into me new commitment. Twenty years ago, while recovering from a strange illness that left me without a voice for six weeks, I woke in the […]

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We Haven’t Come Such a Long Way, Baby!
On February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Remember the cigarette ads for Virginia Slims cigarettes? In 1968, we women got a cigarette designed just for us, giving us equal rights to die of lung cancer. Yay equality! Meantime, equal opportunity issues abound in the workplace. In my last job, the commercial reps were all white men. When I had my exit interview, […]

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