women

Menopause Becomes Me

I write this not to be smug or inflammatory or, God forbid, to tempt fate, but Menopause becomes me. No joke. I had been girding my loins (had I had them) for decades, ready to do battle with hot flashes… Read More ›

On Why We Need Feminism

I woke up this morning to a Facebook post detailing how CNN had twisted Trump’s words to make it sound like he was encouraging voter fraud. You can read the article here. The poster of the article pointed out that… Read More ›

Iphigenia

These are the stories that I was told. The softest petal draws the bee; the sturdy stem doesn’t. These are the stories that I was told. Beautiful night is silent; hush stars, the sun must sing. These are the stories… Read More ›

Midlife Hack: Insomnia

This is not a post about recalcitrant chin hairs. Nor is it a post about the middle-aged spread. It’s about something far more urgent, far more important. Insomnia! Now I know my children are probably laughing their heads off going,… Read More ›