Passion, Obsession, the Apocalypse, and Me

I was asked this week if I had any passions or obsessions. That made me think about people who have real passions, passions that lead them to become standouts in their very narrow fields. Like David Rees who's perfected pencil sharpening and written a book about it, or pretty much any historian ever. I envy those people so much.… Continue reading Passion, Obsession, the Apocalypse, and Me

ECFS Students Wow Fashion Show with Dresses Made from Planned Parenthood Stickers

So proud of these young women from my children's school. They give me hope. "Don't eff with us. Don't eff without us." Posted on May 25, 2017, at 3:18 p.m. written by Jina Moore BuzzFeed News Reporter Every year, students at Ethical Culture Fieldston School in the Bronx have a fashion show of handmade designs… Continue reading ECFS Students Wow Fashion Show with Dresses Made from Planned Parenthood Stickers

Walking While Female

When I moved to New York some years ago, young, fit, and with limited funds, I walked everywhere. In all but the coldest weather (when I'd be cloaked) I couldn’t get from one block to the next without hearing remarks being made at or about me. Having relocated from a car culture, that was my first experience… Continue reading Walking While Female