Women


Mom’s Night Out Might Just Stay In 1

I was invited to an early screening of a movie being released on Mother’s Day weekend. My friends Melanie, Carisa and I settled into our seats with our swag bags with open minds. Until the dude said “this movie is faith-based” and has a nice but lighthearted message. I’m open […]


Inconvenient Stories 15

I fought the steering wheel against the brazen wind. Gusts bent trees nearly into praying postures. My skin stung with the remnants of the breeze from the wide open plain of the soccer pitch. My phone had died, leaving me to navigate from memory our way back to the hotel, […]


Hike with Me: Power of Poo in the Alps 18

My lovelies: You (women, ladies, gals, chicks, girls, skirts, broads)* are cordially invited to join me and my experienced guide friends on an Alpine hiking adventure. Hike With Me: A Women’s Hike on the Tour de Mont Blanc Please come with me to Switzerland for 8 days in June, 2013. […]


This Sacred Space 13

The temple was a poor simulacrum: a drab, putty colored standard hotel meeting room. Thin walls were decorated with the slicing grooves of the dividing elements that could partition the room from one to two. Round tables draped with the easy to wash silkiness of polyester filled the low-ceilinged space […]


Suffragette City 11

She said he put something in her drink. That she said no. That they were dating, though, so it was her fault. When she told her parents, they shamed her for losing her virginity. She was walking home from a night class. He followed her, attacked her on campus. She […]