July 18, 2018
Photo credit: Croatia Times - The all female regatta from Krapanj Island
When I read The Destruction of Hillary Clinton by Susan Bordo, a feminist philosopher, last year, I felt an equal measure of disappoint and interest. Disappointment because I had an expectation bef...
June 2, 2018
At the beginning we step into the world with a sense of optimism and carry the pebbles of tribulation as though they were little holy grails of knowledge.
We yearn for peace, to be loved, for adventure, for possibility—and in truth, we can never fully know their depth...
May 23, 2018
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Bottom left Dr. Tom Clonan and Tony Groves Bottom right Dr. Tom Clonan and Martin McMahon - photos and logo used with kind permission from Echo Chamber Podcast
I listened to...
May 16, 2018
Photo ©Emad Nasser - Children in Gaza
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Yesterday was wrong. All of it.
I am not stupid. Far from it. I understand a thousand factors conspire to determine how you approach and react to the day. Its events. Its nuances. Its surprises.
I know this. Rea...
May 5, 2018
Lady Justice, Saint Louis University. Photo ©AnnAlthouse
It is May. A month that always feels like it holds the beginning and the end. The Alpha and the Omega. I wonder how Leonard is doing.
And she comes to you light as the breeze…
But I don’t.
In March, the Black Dog beg...
April 9, 2018
Sent via email 9th April 2018
I am gentile—an ageing woman who has a need to speak her mind. I ask only that you read my words.
I will begin with the day I picked up a knife with the intention of inflicting a wound on another. It was, I believed the only means by which I...
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