Why Every Shoe Girl Needs a Good Podiatrist (Who is Also a Shoe Girl at Heart)

As a woman of a certain age, I have had to sadly give up some of my most slay-worthy shoes.  Well I still have many of them because some shoes are works of art and some bring up the fondest memories and are too hard to part with.  But I have bagged up at least … Read more Why Every Shoe Girl Needs a Good Podiatrist (Who is Also a Shoe Girl at Heart)

On Being Called the N Word Again

Actually I don’t remember the first time or other times when I’ve been called a “nigger” but I do remember that they happened.  It was always unsettling, disturbing and fraught.  It happened again recently.  This time I was walking in downtown Boston at night.  The offender was a white, drunk and  homeless-appearing woman who was … Read more On Being Called the N Word Again

Get Rid of Urinals or How to Deal with the Big Bathroom Scare

As most informed people know, on May 13, 2016, the Obama administration, armed with wisdom, compassion and legal backing, issued a directive from the Dept of Education and the Justice Department. (Update:  the-one-who-shall-remain-nameless has since messed with this important issue.) The directive stated in part that a school “must not treat a transgender student differently … Read more Get Rid of Urinals or How to Deal with the Big Bathroom Scare