Publication: “Shruti Loves Kit Kats”

Thank you to those who have been following my writing on this blog.   My non-fiction story, “Shruti Loves Kit Kats” has been published in Snapdragon: a Journal of Art and Healing ! Please check out the fall issue here. I love this literary journal because it celebrates emerging and existing writers, and it shows […]

Spring Fashion Trends for the Feminist

Tassels “Tassels are so fun! You can wear them as earrings, on a chain as a necklace, or even lining a top!” — SexyMagazinewithMalnurishedModels When I see a tassel, I think stripper. Thank you, cable television, for giving me images of strip clubs that I can’t unsee. I’m sure there’s some man I can blame […]

Create your own magazine or newspaper

I am on an ongoing quest to make technology my friend and not my foe (see Techs and Balances).  Lately, my favorite technology friend-maker is Flipboard. I’m seriously late to the game on this one.  Apple named it App of the Year….in 2010, and Time proclaimed it one of the Top 50 Innovations…once again, in […]

Mother Earth and the Silver Lining

Perhaps I have been accused in the past of being pessimistic, but I think I am practical – sensible, really. I hate when people tell me to think positive or that things will always work out.  How do they know?  Last time I checked, there are always thousands of reasons why plans get derailed or […]

Another warning label to ignore…

Today, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon ruled against the FDA’s proposed warning labels for cigarette packs.  See story here Currently, there’s a succinct warning label on the side of the pack that we have all seen and many have chosen to ignore: The proposal by the FDA was to include graphic images that include rotting […]