Monthly Archives: January 2014

Intimidation by Internet

intimidation by internet       1.23.14

The web can be a welcoming community where people try out new ideas, even identities. But for some, the anonymity that's possible on the web engenders deep malice with no repercussions.

Since I read Amanda Hess’ January 6 article, Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet, I’ve thought about it

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Before the Buffer Zone

before the buffer zone      1.22.14

We were in the car, my husband and I, when Nina Totenberg’s voice came on the radio, interviewing the lead plaintiff in a case that would go in front of the U.S. Supreme Court that day. In question are the buffer zones that have been enforced around Planned Parenthood clinics

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A Curious New Year

a curious new year      1.14.14

I wasn’t going to make a New Year’s resolution this year. Back in my 20s, I used to vow

Each January I would bring grapefruit to work and watch them go soft on my desk.

every January to eat more fruits and vegetables. For the next several weeks, I

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