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Believe

After I wrote about why I was participating in the women’s march, the why question continued to hum in my head. Or maybe the question had changed somewhat to why certain things bother me so much and why do I believe the way that I do. Everyone thinks they’re right, of course. How does it … Continue reading

Why I March
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Why I March

I’m thinking about why I’m participating in the women’s march today. It’s fine if people disagree, but I’m not writing this to change minds or justify myself. Because I’m not going to write anything here that’s going to change anyone’s mind. I don’t write to preach or persuade. I write to understand. Putting words on … Continue reading

So Many Hidden Things
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So Many Hidden Things

Not everything we fail to see is a unicorn. I saw the lovely movie Hidden Figures yesterday. Have you seen it? In the film, you see what it could mean for a black woman to need a bathroom. Katherine Jackson has to run so far from her desk in whatever the weather and in heels … Continue reading

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Back

To state the obvious, I haven’t posted here in a good long time. I could say I’ve been busy. But we’re all busy. I think I’ve developed a bit of a phobia about blogging. You can’t have missed the vitriol spewed over the Internet. Just take a look at the Facebook fan page for the … Continue reading

Frightening Things
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Frightening Things

Have you been taken in by Stranger Things? Months ago, I read about Winona Ryder starring in this new Netflix series, which snagged my attention. Yes, I was one of those people who loved Winona in Heathers and Beetlejuice. I wanted to be Winona because I’m so tall and nothing like her, but as a … Continue reading