Is April the Cruelest Month?

I'm conjuring all the weightless floating facts of one memorable April past and beckoning them to to land for a moment in a coherent thought. Yes, like T.S. Eliot did in 1922, with his poem that begins with the burial of the dead, Waste Land, I am thinking April is the cruelest month. April, I was walking up a … Continue reading Is April the Cruelest Month?

New Role Models for Girls Everywhere

Who are your role models? This year, girls and women have three wonderful new role models. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to, and accepted by, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman, for non-violent peace work in women's rights. The peace prize is awarded based on Alfred Nobel's criteria to those "who shall have done the … Continue reading New Role Models for Girls Everywhere