Holding onto My Soul

Hope. Listening to Van Morrison singing “Wild Night” It lifts my feet and pushes up through my floating ribs. It reminds me, outside of consciousness, how I am still that same kid, back when hope was just part of my circulation, even when I had to learn the hard lessons. Even if love is withheld,… Continue reading Holding onto My Soul

Solidarity, Empowerment, Sisterhood, and Love

  Standing in line to get some food at Grand Central at the end of the day, my daughter, a friend, and I stood chatting. A man in a Metro North conductor’s uniform stood near us. He turned a few times to look at us, and finally spoke. “I don’t mean to be forward, but… Continue reading Solidarity, Empowerment, Sisterhood, and Love

Be the Sapiosexual You Want to See in the World—Smart is Sexy! *

  Sapiosexual. If you know what that means, I’d probably like you. If you consider yourself to be sapiosexual, I might even love you. And if you’re a guy, I’d date you. I didn’t know what sapiosexual meant until a while back when I saw a man describe himself that way on his dating profile.… Continue reading Be the Sapiosexual You Want to See in the World—Smart is Sexy! *