Are You Jealous?

Hope

The writer sitting next to me at dinner wanted to know — was it going to be hard to go on tour with another author. What do you mean? I asked. Won’t you be jealous if she sells more books than you? No, I answered. Not at all. I’m praying that Ann Hite will be [Read More...]

The Creation Conundrum

Photo by Alexandra Sophie "Empty Nest"

  Here’s the thing I don’t understand about the Affordable Care Act. If the government can force private employees to provide insurance that will pay for contraceptives, then why isn’t the reverse true – why doesn’t the Affordable Care Act force employers to provide insurance to pay for fertility treatments for those woman having trouble [Read More...]

Mother Steel & Marlo Thomas

Marlo Thomas

  I worry that we have only changed out addictions. Traded in the packs of smokes for boxes of nicotine gum and increasingly larger doses of morphine that appears to offer very little pain relief. I fight this urge to walk up to completely random people and lecture them about the evils of smoking. I [Read More...]


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