Category Archives: Women’s Empowerment

United Nonsense

                        Photo Credit: unwatch.org Women in Saudi Arabia are required by law to have male legal guardians to make decisions for them on issues like healthcare, marriage and travel.  Women … Continue reading

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Apathy is Not an Option

It is so easy to get lost in busyness, where constantly playing catch up is the norm and you frequently ask yourself, “what the heck happened today?” while collapsing in to bed.  For an organizationally challenged person like myself, it’s … Continue reading

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Well Played

Amid all the hoopla of today’s Day Without a Woman, I’d like to focus on an underreported story involving actual injustice and the rebellion of two remarkable women that speak to real empowerment. The first is Dorsa Derakshani, an Iranian Grandmaster … Continue reading

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On Strike

A closer peek at the upcoming Women’s Strike and what really lays beneath its cover. Continue reading

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Off With Her Head!

“Oh you can’t help that”, said the cat, “we’re all mad here.” Today I thought a lot about the beautiful Bird of Paradise flowers that are flocking like mad in my backyard.  Why, you ask?  As a distraction from my … Continue reading

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The Calcified Mind

“Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human.”-John Cogley Did you know that a barnacle spends its entire life stuck in one place?  Yes, there … Continue reading

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An American Tale

              Photo Credit Hopper Stone/20th Century Fox Have you seen the movie Hidden Figures yet? If not, make sure to treat yourself to it soon. It’s an extremely enjoyable tale from a remarkable period in … Continue reading

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Alcohol, Sexual Assault and the Death of Common Sense

It’s not unreasonable to say that loading up on alcohol to the point where personal motor skills are lost will probably lead to poor choices being made. It’s also not absurd to acknowledge that excessive drinking often leads to sexual assault … Continue reading

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Personal Freedom is a Choice

The May 23rd edition of the Wall Street Journal held a remarkable statement by Cuban poet and human-rights activist Armando Valladares  when accepting the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty’s Canterbury Medal in New York recently. He was of course speaking mainly to the … Continue reading

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Trapped in Your Own Mind

I had an unexpected visit from a hummingbird, who was waiting for me in the kitchen after I returned from a walk. How he got inside is still a mystery but what was interesting was that he perched himself directly … Continue reading

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