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yolande-barial's picture
Feb.21.2010
OK, here it goes.  Tiger apologized on national television about how he cheated on his wife and his children. I ask why?  I really do not care.  I didn't watch the interview when it came on and I tried really, really hard not to watch anything about it or listen to anything about it. It was...
farzana-versey's picture
Feb.11.2010
We read about the prized virgins in backward countries and are offended. We read about hymenoplasty and are offended. How about ‘priced’ virgins? A 19-year-old in New Zealand auctioned her virginity online for $32,000 for tuition money. She used the pseudonym ‘Unigirl’. Her ad said, “I am offering...
cynthia-brian's picture
Feb.05.2010
Love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but always grows and grows to an enduring and ever-increasing source of happiness.”  Gertrude Jekyll   In the middle of every dark grey dreary winter, February, the month of love, lovers, and longing shyly signals the forthcoming rebirth...
jewelle-gomez's picture
Feb.05.2010
This is the final weekend for the play, "Round-Heeled Woman" at Z Space here in San Francisco.  The play is by Jane Prowse from the memoir by Jane Juska and relates the adventures of a 66 year old woman---Jane---who puts an persnal ad in the New York Review of Books announcing her desire...
kelly-tweeddale's picture
Feb.05.2010
If Franz Kafka was a woman the absurdities of life and the meaning he found in them would all be in another’s day work.   Rather than challenging the insanity of life and overlaying a dark and dogmatic interpretation, we women naturally thread the needle and baste the various insanities of life...
jessica-doyle's picture
Jan.31.2010
For Christmas this year my little brother got me my very first cookbook:  Katie Brown's Weekends, Making the Most of Two Treasued Days.  I was totally excited.  I am working at my very first post grad school job, and living in my very first solo apartment, with my very first non-family pet so you...
abdelwahab-hammoudi's picture
Jan.29.2010
In the present world, women,especially in underdeveloped countries,are weak and abused because they are uneducated.So for them,education has become now a matter of survival not a mere choice.A mother can only give to her children what she has.And this can be either more ignorance and failure in...
mylene-dressler's picture
Jan.24.2010
Dear Friends,  So many of you have asked for more information regarding Brigid's Feast, the creativity event I'll be leading this Sunday, January 31st, 6 pm, at the Live Oaks Friends Meeting House in Houston, Texas, that I thought I would post the details widely here.  I'm absolutely delighted to...
farzana-versey's picture
Jan.20.2010
I do not recall reading any book on rape, murder and serial killers specifically because of the subject. I am surprised, therefore, to find a study that states women fear becoming victims of crime so they turn to true crime books in an effort to learn strategies and techniques to prevent being...
farzana-versey's picture
Jan.17.2010
Seconds after entering the cabin, I heard loud thumping on the door. I ignored it for a while until it continued with extreme urgency. “Wait!” I hollered. “Ma’am, it’s okay, please go on,” said the sales assistant. Reassured to go on, I began to disrobe. I had one foot and half an ankle in the...