Monthly Archives: November 2014

Around the table: A Thanksgiving Poem

Around the table We will gather   Around the table We will give thanks   Around the table We will eat   Around the table We will discuss ……………………….. Around the table All are not welcome   Around the table We will argue   Around the table Families will take sides   Around the table Myths and stereotypes abound …………………………………………… Around the Table All are welcome   Around the Table

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On sickness, feminism, and sacrifice: Thoughts on “doing it all”

“How do you do it?” The question lobbed gently at me last week from a curious junior in college. “The schooling, the job, the wanting a family, what does that look like?” My mind went blank.  I wanted to give her a stellar answer with an impression that I have it all figured out.  But I simply looked back at her and said, “I don’t know.” However, something was clear

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