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Hope’s Two Daughters

Hope’s Two Daughters

    I first heard this quote in church on Sunday (Feb 12, 2017). Then I found this gorgeous image on JusticeUnbound, part of a sermon in response to the shootings in Newton, Ct, 2012. I share it here as part of the series February Beautiful. “Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. … Continue reading

My visit with Bubby Lola

My visit with Bubby Lola

With no living grandparents left, I consider it a gift to have Bubby Lola living near enough to visit. She’s technically my husband’s step-mother’s mother…but to me, she’s just Lola. I saw her this past weekend. The kids were having a “Daddy walk” (taking the train to Salem, and bopping around town with my husband), and I … Continue reading

My seven year old on eyebrow waxing

My sister has awesome porn star eyebrows (her words, not mine). She can raise one eyebrow in a super feminine way, as if to say “I don’t believe you, dahling.” She also regularly pokes fun at me because I don’t get my own eyebrows waxed. I don’t even tweeze. I know, it’s practically a crime against … Continue reading

Sistas got game

I had a conversation with my sister (6 years younger than I am) recently, that went along these lines: Me: So, I went out with my friends last night. Her: Did it involve throwing up the next morning? Me: Uuuuhhhh…no. We went for gelato and talked about homeschooling. Her: (long silence) We are very different … Continue reading

Feminist Mojo

My daughter who is 7 years old had this conversation with a friend the other day: Friend: Are you going to get married when you grow up? Daughter: Yeah. Are you? Friend: Yes. If you don’t have a husband, you can’t have kids. Because then you won’t have anyone to watch the baby when you … Continue reading