What the F?

Murder, She Wrote

I’ve never considered myself to be a feminist. I’ve written about it before, calling it the “f word”. With so much going on in my life and with this election – thank goodness the vote is tomorrow – I’ve been thinking a lot about the topic lately. But first, a segue. For over a year… Continue reading What the F?

Points are Free

For many summers, Tom was a camp counselor. Over the years I’ve enjoyed hearing what I’m sure have been sanitized versions of his stories from that time (I’ve seen Meatballs). One of the many lessons that I have taken away from these stories is what they taught new counselors: When creating new games, remember that points… Continue reading Points are Free

Death of Black Friday?

Last year on Black Friday, NASA did a special Twitter feed all day with the hashtag #BlackHoleFriday. I came in pretty late on the feed, and that was when I decided to write my Thanksgiving post this year about Black Hole Friday. I was so psyched! Unfortunately, my tweeted questions to NASA as to whether… Continue reading Death of Black Friday?

Invisible

I was a little girl during the 1970s, the age of Women's Liberation. I remember the feminist anthems being played on the radio, although I was too young to understand their context and often their lyrics. One day I was playing at a friend's house and singing along to "I am Woman" on the radio:… Continue reading Invisible

Write Today

Thank goodness for First 50 Words and their writing prompts. That site has saved me several times when my idea well went dry. Whenever one tickles my fancy, into my blog idea folder it goes. With everything that is going on this time of year, I was so grateful to look in that folder and… Continue reading Write Today