She Let Herself Go

…aging on the way to old? Well that is too much. There is too much raw energy, too much bare anger and rage and all the feelings worn on the outside, showing, demanding we look.

Vive la Révolution

No one expects a revolution. Oh sure, uprisings are almost always the result of powder kegs of inequity and frustration built up over time, but no one can accurately predict the stray match which lights up the night. Who would have predicted a dearth of French cake or a shipload of too-taxed tea would be…

A Rock and a Hard Place

Recently a writer tweeted a comment in reaction to a female politician’s actions. Women on Twitter correctly pointed out that in their experiences, as actual women, that particular advice 1. Wrongly shifts the burden onto women 2. Doesn’t do fuck all 3. Often has the opposite effect 4. Could be downright dangerous Instead of actively…

Hold The Door

Between drop offs and pick ups, volunteering, and just generally mucking about, I’m at my kids’ school a lot. Each time I watch as students rush through doors with no regard whatsoever as to whether it might slam in the face of the person behind them. I don’t fault them–they’re kids, I’m glad to see them hurling…