No Girls Allowed

This is a story of Sydney Ireland: Scout.  Trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent.  This is the story of Sydney Ireland, scout, who, for the past thirteen years has been working toward the highest recognition conferred in the Boy Scouts of America, the rank of Eagle Scout.  Only... Continue Reading →

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Girl Magic, Part I

My sons just spent a week dribbling footballs. They tackled, ran, shot on goal. While I watched my own kids, out of the corner of my eye, I was also watching the girls who were there. Some were thin and lanky, all giraffe legs up to their armpits. Many were strong and wide, thighs thick... Continue Reading →

Women’s History Month: Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958)

Confession: I have a semi-obsession with today's featured woman. Rosalind Franklin was born in London in 1920. By the age of 15, she knew she wanted to be a scientist. Her father, however, wanted her to be a social worker. Nevertheless, she persisted. She entered Newnham College in 1938. By 1945, she had earned a... Continue Reading →

The Magic Quilt of Expat Life

I've been an expat for nearly ten years. Blimey, that's a long time; long enough to start using the word blimey in a non-ironic way, even. Nearly ten years overseas means I have said more than my fair share of goodbyes. I've gone to a lot of leaving lunches, farewell festivities, and tally-ho teas. I've... Continue Reading →

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