Tag Archives: sociology

Cinderella

A few weeks ago, a couple of friends and I had an interesting and enlightening discussion on feminism, and at the beginning of our thread, terms like glass ceiling, the second shift, and benevolent sexism were bandied about. I mentioned … Continue reading

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“Hmmph. That’s Crazy.”

A thirteen-year-old girl who’s having a spinal tap screams out, “It hurts, I’m hungry.” When I began my most recent post a couple of days ago, my intention was to write about the above prompt, something I’d scribbled in a … Continue reading

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That Ain’t Right, Bo

‘Tis the season. I’ve been ordering Christmas gifts for my grandchildren today while children at America’s borders were being assaulted with tear gas. One grandson wants a Harry Potter Illuminating Rod. No problem. I’m planning tasty treats for my family … Continue reading

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Lucinda and the Rain

By the time I got the seedless red grapes, Granny Smith apples, Jiffy cornbread, and chicken noodle soup in the car to head to my daughter’s house, I realized I was probably going to be a little late. No problem, … Continue reading

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Moose Burgers and Gym Bags

Being part of a writing group has helped me in ways too numerous to recount. At the same time, my membership has also made me a little more hesitant to write or to trust myself as a writer. For example, I’ve been … Continue reading

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