Muzzled Moms in the New Millennium

descriptively by | May 29, 2015 | 19th amendment, American women, blogs, burkas, family issues, feminism, internet privacy issues, Victorian Era, Virginia Woolf, women's liberation

     Does anyone remember Virginia Woolf’s “Angel in the House?” If you think that all-suffering, wife-and-mother-first (me last) Angel is a Victorian Era issue, think again. In 1931, Woolf lectured that “Killing the Angel in the House was part of the...

Family Matters – Blog 101

no prescription Misoprostol on line pharmacy by | May 8, 2015 | Adelphi University, Asperger's Syndrome, autism, beers, blogging, cyberspace, empty nest, family issues, John Elder Robison, neurotypical, sibling relationships, special education, twins

     Okay, so now that I’m taking that first baby step toward 200 blogs, I keep hearing a silly song from my childhood: “100 bottles of beer on the wall, 100 bottles of beer, if one of those beers should happen to fall, 99 bottles of beer on the wall…”  Remember...

Vacation Prep

     It’s very exciting to be going on vacation with my family to Turkey and Greece for two weeks.  My husband, Henry, meticulously planned all the sightseeing, restaurants and travel arrangements with the same enthusiasm and attention to detail that he gives to...

Side Effects

     As television commercials remind us constantly nowadays, there’s a panoply of prescription drugs available to combat depression, arthritis, high cholesterol, nicotine addiction, and even “erectile dysfuncton.” You name the problem, and there are often several...

Sixty Five

     For the past year, my husband, Henry, has been humming the Beatles’ song, “When I’m 64.” In a profound state of anxiety, he sings:  When I get older, losing my hair, many years from now, will you still be sending me a valentine, birthday greetings, bottle...

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