On the occasion of a horrendous election pending and the women v women way we behave

Ah, women. I am one, I think, and yet I am filled with puzzlement at them. I have a group of marvelous women friends who I adore. We all would come running to whomever needed support, would offer casseroles, muffins, homemade soup, a warm shoulder to cry upon. My friends keep me alive, make me…

Being an orphan

I was thinking about International Women's Day today and about the strong women I've had in my life and how damnably awful it is that so many of left life so soon. There's my mum, a ferocious lawyer woman with a witty twist of the tongue and the ability to argue paint off a wall.…