Goodbye 2017!

I am SO ready to sweep 2017 into the dustbin. What a horrible year…the results of the election, a new low every frigging day since that disgraceful thing who’s trying to pass as president took office. It’s no fun being an American right...

Pussyhat Power!

tt This is the fabulous Krista Suh, one of the co-founders of the fabulous Pussyhat Project¬†https://www.pussyhatproject.com wearing one of her fabulous Pussyhats. If you haven’t heard of the Pussyhat Project by now you must be living under a rock so please climb...

This Land Is My Land. This Man Is Not My President.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_3Chqt887E One of my favorite movies of all time is Working Girl. I’ve probably watched it over 20 times and I bet I’ve watched this opening scene close to 100 times. When the melodic strains of Carly Simon’s...

One Hell Of A Woman

Bea Kreloff, one hell of an incredible, formidable, indomitable, optimistic, wonder-filled woman died on August 17th. She would have been 91 on September 11th. I remember Bea telling me how she and her partner, Edith, sat in their apartment at the Westbeth Artists...

13 Wise Grandmothers

Back in 2000 when we were living in Dallas, during the days of the bug-eyed hanging chads, I was listening to Diane Rehm one morning when she was interviewing Alice Walker about her new collection of stories, The Way Forward Is With A Broken Heart. Because it was 2000...