Blood from a Turnip—Collecting Funds from the Don’t-Have-Much Folk
“If you could sign up for a monthly donation…” I haven’t bothered adding up the amount of money I would need to agree to all the pleas for funds I … Continue reading →
The Courage to Write Your Truth
I think of myself as a writer—not with conviction and joy, but reluctantly, as one accepts a difficult assignment from which she knows she will walk away bruised and maybe … Continue reading →
Are We Letting Superman Down?
In 1942 when winning WWII was a grave concern, the Superman radio show debuted Superman’s goal of fighting “the never ending battle for truth, justice, and the American way.” Recently, … Continue reading →
Paper Clothes: The Fragility of Living
Long ago Americans survived a fad in which fashionistas wore paper clothes—not for anything athletic, presumably. I recall the products as being dresses. At the time, I wondered how wearers … Continue reading →