Category: Essays

No Apologies, Please

I was working from home last Friday when I heard mens’ voices. From the safety of my upstairs window I peered through the blinds and watched them open the gate and enter my courtyard. I walked downstairs. I opened the sliding patio door and…

With Love from Ireland

Last week I was in Ireland, a country I’d never thought much about visiting. But now I am in love.  Before my departure, people told me, “You’ll love it there! The Irish are so friendly and have a great sense of humor.” Seemed like…

Christmas Blessings

Years ago I read a horoscope somewhere on the wilds of the internet that said my life “takes off” after 39 and that I would begin to garner significant professional respect beginning in mid-life — which I’ve interpreted to mean my 40’s. I’m afraid…

Angry

I am angry. I am enraged that a survivor’s voice was mocked. I am angry that Dr. Ford was called “a credible witness” because of her composure. Had she testified with the same display of fury as Kavanaugh those who sought to discredit her…

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