Category Archives: Women

What Really COUNTS: A Sea of Pink Pussy Passion

I decided to go to the March on Washington, as a promise to myself that I would never let hopelessness define me again. This past Election Day I woke up, literally and figuratively, to the realization that as a 53-year-old … Continue reading

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For My Daughter… This Is History

As I finally went to bed last night, at midnight, I found myself shaken by feelings that I dismissed as silly. I let them wash over me for only a moment, and then picked up my book, in the hopes … Continue reading

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The Mother of All Heartbreaks

Dear readers, I have been working on a piece for days… but mostly, I’ve been working on a lot of things, and getting no where! However, I got an invite to contribute something to the Today show Parenting Team site … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Drained.

Such great prompts the past few weeks, and I’ve been MIA! Life has thrown some serious curve balls, and I’m trying to keep them all in the air. I had to rally this week; loved the photo too much to … Continue reading

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Disney, Let’s Get Real!

Note:  November 25th, is the U.N.’s International Day To End Violence Against Women. In recognition of the day, something I believe is important every day, I plan to share a few posts this month that look at how women are viewed and … Continue reading

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“We Need Your Help!”… An Interview With My Daughter

My daughter, Principessa (*not her real name), has been living in Israel for the better part of the past three years; in September of the this year she made it official and got her citizenship. Some of you have read … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: I Am Born

I immediately knew where this story would take me, but find the way was much harder than I anticipated.  Welcome to Friday Fictioneers, where this band of international writers struggle to do the same thing: make sense of a photo … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Abuela Works

As so many of you have noted, it’s such a wonderful surprise to wake up and see your own photo on the Friday Fictioneer’s page. This morning when I saw this photo, I thought: “Wow, I wonder who else went … Continue reading

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I May Be Lame, and Clueless, and Demanding… But You Still Came Out of My Vagina (and other ugly truths)

Here I am, circling the drain again– banging my head against the same old wall– built with bricks of crumbling self-esteem, and topped with barbed-wire of razor-sharp self-loathing and remorse. On the heels of a stellar summer of travel and … Continue reading

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Putting Your Best Foot Forward, at BlogHer 2014

Live from BlogHer 2014! Note: All feet were photographed with permission. No feet were hurt in the making of this post, aside from independent shoe selections. Anyone who knows me well, knows that I’m a shoe girl. Some might even … Continue reading

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