According to CBS News, the top three sexiest world leaders in 2019 are Justin Trudeau of Canada, Pedro Sánchez of Spain, and Prince William of England. If former President Barack Obama was […]
Looking for Hope
A review of ROBOTS WILL STEAL YOUR JOB BUT THAT’S OK: HOW TO SURVIVE THE ECONOMIC COLLAPSE AND BE HAPPY I picked up this book because despite it being from 2012—ancient in […]
The Worlds We Live In
I am living on two levels these days. Or, I should say, these days more than I ever used to. On one level, I’m sitting on the couch, typing on my computer, […]
Charlie Rose and #MeToo
–a guest post by Janna Benge Charlie Rose? My head is reeling. The “Me Too” movement is engulfing men I have looked up to as leaders in their fields. Every new instance […]
Speaking Out about Doctors Assaulting Patients #MeToo
“Dear Ms. Gilman,
Thank you for submitting your complaint [to the Florida Dept. of Health Bureau of Enforcement].
We have determined from our review that although the behavior you described is unacceptable, it is not a violation of the laws or rules that regulate the healthcare practitioner’s profession. Therefore, we can take no further action.
Florida law requires that all information in this complaint remain confidential…”
How Do We Stop the Harvey Weinsteins, Bill Cosbys, Roger Aileses, and Bill O’Reillys of the World?
If we don’t take action to solve this problem, we’re continuing to foster a culture that objectifies, sexualizes, demeans, and diminishes women, a culture that accepts their victimhood along with the sins of the men who victimize.
Some Thoughts on the Weather
Tornadoes were the weather danger where I grew up. Illinois’ flat country is like that perfectly made bed that your dog just has to mess up—irresistible to tornadoes. When the sky turned […]
Memphis, TN: Ninety-three Percent
My 2017 eclipse day had two breaks in the clouds, during which my husband and I watched the sun with a bite taken out of it through our eclipse glasses. The best […]
The Great North American Total Solar Eclipse is Happening Soon–Are You Ready?
Watching a total solar eclipse has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. I circled the dates of North American Eclipses when I was still in grade […]
A Fourth for Reflection
It’s the day after the USA’s most patriotic holiday, Independence Day, and given our current political climate and the fact that we’re halfway through the year, it might be a good time […]