Work it, Girl! All through September, the Sirens will be singing songs of labor, whether it be childbirth labor, laboring toward artistic goals, or laboring to be the best selves we can […]
I'm a Gloria Siren, a licensed attorney, and a mother of four adults. I own my own tools, drive a stick shift, am quite fond of my Old Country Roses china, can do the NY Times Crossword every day of the week, and am told I'm "high-maintenance." Whatever. I'm an experienced traveler who can navigate through airport security faster than George Clooney's character in "Up in the Air" (2009).
by Calypso Jewel Yeats if you thought Leda could not defend herself from a swan you didn’t understand how a woman loves a god who comes as something other than […]
by Wendy Goddard As roommates go, Mark the Stonemason possessed many qualities to recommend him, none more crucial than his being the recipient of my friend Charlotte’s love. Mark could size up […]
by Wendy Goddard Essence of fresh ripe tomato and homemade sauce mingle with garlic- scented meat and rendered fat as I bite into tender, yet crisp, tortillas. Having mastered the art […]
GLUTTONY: Bacon, bacon, and more bacon– a reblog from Go Jules, Go.
by Suzannah Gilman There is an art to writing letters. There is a darker art to writing Christmas letters. To write Christmas letters, one must first possess an inflated sense of how […]
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Tony Horwitz gives an inside look at digital publishing and his opinion of digital books versus paper (“real”) books, based on his experience writing a 40,000-word piece […]
by Suzannah Gilman I have traveled across mountain and desert with my firstborn in the belly of a jet plane. I have driven him hundreds of miles more so we could […]
What do you get when you combine 200 miles of Florida road, a hocked typewriter, a 1971 Pinto, sudden dashes à la Emily Dickinson, an unlit baseball field, a bicycle race, two broken hearts, and a whole lotta Bondo? Something highly combustible, of course.
It’s easy: look at the top banner on The Gloria Sirens homepage (pictured below). Select “Road Trips” (below, it’s highlighted in black) under the banner and access all the Road Trip pieces. […]