Category Archives: Feminism

Books and Mythos

July 8, 2006 Books “The trouble with books is you don’t know what’s in them until its too late.” This quote is from Jeanette Winterson who was on Bill Moyer’s PBS series Faith and Reason. The same could be said … Continue reading

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Erotica

Erotica As a teenager I read romance books.  Johanna Lindsey and Connie Mason were some of my favorites.  For a long time my idea of sex was wrapped up in the fantasy world of romance authors.  A couple of times … Continue reading

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Orange is the New Black

Orange is the New Black This week has been a grimm week in prison. First we watched Orange is the New Black and then Season 3 of Grimm. Though the completely different shows, the two do share a certain black … Continue reading

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A Peace Reader

The Peace Reader Joseph Fahey, Richard Armstrong, 1984 Europeans did not conquer North America without Violence. Yet some deliberately sought in these colonial ventures to establish peace practices. That gave new dimensions to the western peace traditions. Customarily Indians viewed … Continue reading

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Shine On Sarah

Shine On Sarah Like many others, I didn’t really know who Sarah McLauchlan was until after her 1997 Surfacing. Surfacing was a reference to the 1972 Margaret Atwood novel of the same name. In the novel the female narrator is … Continue reading

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Sylvia

June 16, 1996 Poetry Class Spring Quarter I took a poetry class. I really enjoyed it and I learned a lot too. I was exposed to great authors and poets and learned more about the ones I already knew about. … Continue reading

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Premier Preemie

 Premier Preemie I stayed in the delivery room for a while longer, pushing out the placenta.  When it was all over, I still needed to be examined.  They told me that I had a boggy uterus, whatever that meant.  Before … Continue reading

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