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Please Don’t Ride the Elephants

By |March 31st, 2017|Animals|

I recently spent a week volunteering at the Wildlife Friends Foundation of Thailand (WFFT) Elephant Refuge and Rescue Center (EREC). Every morning I’d awaken and outside my window I’d see [...]

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Resist!

By |January 17th, 2017|Revolution|

For at least ten of the most exciting and dangerous years of my life, I believed change was possible and violence was defensible. I had faced down bayonets and been [...]

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I’ve Been Trumped: How Not to be A Sex Object

By |November 7th, 2016|Aging, Misogyny, Sexuality|

Get older. That’s how. Recently, I read Jessica Valenti’s book, Sex Object (2016) and, no surprise it’s about her experiences being a sex object, and the lasting impact that’s had [...]

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The Would-Be Tomato

By |June 3rd, 2016|Gardening|

I always thought my first blog post would be of political intent—whether about the upcoming election or the latest Supreme Court ruling—not about the heat and my vegetable garden. We’ve [...]

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