The Fempire Strikes Back

Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It’s about making life more fair for women everywhere. It’s not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It’s about baking a new pie. ~ Gloria Steinem ~ Make no mistake, we are on the precipice…

Clean Slate

There’s in my mind a woman of innocence, unadorned but fair-featured and smelling of apples or grass.  She wears a utopian smock or shift, her hair is light brown and smooth, and she is kind and very clean without ostentation – but she has no imagination. And there’s a turbulent moon-ridden girl or old woman,…

The Multiplication Situation

I am surrounded by babies.  I’m at the age now where every time I turn around, a friend of mine seems to have popped out a kid.  And that’s fine for them, but now that they all have children – with the last hold-out being the Manimal’s besty who now has a little girl of…