Monthly Archives: January 2017

I can’t walk a mile in your shoes, but I can spend a day in a hijab.

I started reading Terry Gilliam’s book, Gilliamesque:  A Pre-posthumous Memoir.  The first line of the book read “I was always frightened to take acid.”  Here we go, I thought.  I imagined we were getting right to the craziness that led to movies … Continue reading

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Keeping Our Chins Up in the Face of Negativity

When they go low…. That famous quote from Michelle Obama has become a mantra for myself and many other people following the Women’s March on Washington and its Sister Marches.  While much of the world (including us) was in awe … Continue reading

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Why I March

This Saturday, people will take to to march and create a visible symbol of the power of women.  I will be part of that march. I became acquainted with feminism in my early twenties.  I was in a very oppressive relationship … Continue reading

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It Came Just the Same- More Adventures in Whole 30

These lines have been running through my head all week: “He HADN’T stopped Christmas from coming! IT CAME! Somehow or other, it came just the same!” No, I wasn’t extending the holidays.  I’m talking about the dreaded week every month … Continue reading

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The Not Quite Whole 30

I have become one of those annoying happy people.  The kind that says “Good Morning” instead of looking at the floor with my headphones firmly in place so as to block all chances of conversational interaction.  I know, I can’t … Continue reading

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