Another holiday season is upon us. It is here whether we celebrate or not or whether we want it to be here or not. The choice is ours to participate in it or to hide under a rock from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day. I have to admit I have been tempted to do the…Read More
Want to Know What is Truly Creepy on Halloween? Street Harassment of Women, That’s What
It’s that time of year when all the goblins and ghosts and scary monsters come out of their holes. Some are utterly frightening and some are mildly irritating. It’s all pretty creepy if you ask me. But, what monsters am I referring to? Creepy men (yes, this blog is about creepy men, but stay with…Read More
Have We Forgotten?
It is a foggy day today, September 11, 2014. As I sit in one of my favorite cafés writing, I honestly am asking myself how much more can be written about this tragic day. I feel as if I am reiterating the same old sentiment: “never forget.” With all of the articles, eBooks, blogs, and…Read More
Guns, Violence, and Fear: What Have We Done?
Yesterday was the start of a new week after the needless shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Sandy Hook, CT, on Dec 14, 2012. I dropped off my child at school yesterday morning and was saddened to see a police car and two officers with their guns standing outside the school in place of the…Read More
Ending Abuse This Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a reflective and special time for me. It will always be because there was a time when I was not so thankful for my life. Years ago during one Thanksgiving season, I left an abusive relationship. It was one of the most courageous steps I’ve ever taken to save myself, my spirit, and…Read More