“We’re All Bastards.”

Virginia Gentleman whiskey

It was the middle of the Bill Clinton impeachment hearings. My dearest friend in the world had taken me and some guys to see Will Campbell, in his writing cabin in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. We drove down to Campbell’s favorite barbeque pit, a cement block 12 x 18 building with four tables and no customers. [Read More...]

Mothers Deserve A Break

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Mother’s Day has just passed. Families around the United States gave their mothers flowers, beautiful handmade cards, and breakfast in bed. You know what else they gave mothers? Primary responsibility for their children, including financial and caregiving responsibilities. You know what they didn’t give mothers? They didn’t give them access to affordable childcare, extra family [Read More...]

Having It All or Having Enough?

The Atlantic

There’s lots of questions in the blogosphere about whether or not women can have it all. Of course, by “all” we mean, can we work and have families? And do both as well as we can do them? In Anne-Marie Slaughter’s article in The Atlantic she says: In short, the minute I found myself in [Read More...]


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