Sex is power?

Note – I am posting this as part of a little journey of self – certain  “issues”, which shall, for now, stay silent, have prompted me to not only look at my past, but to actually question the why of it. Call it growing up – finally. My first (consensual) sexual encounters were of the…

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Educating Roxy…

The process of divorce has taught me some rather significant lessons about myself – some of them, I’m still not too sure how to process and fully integrate into my life while others felt like putting on an old comfortable shoe – it just fits. Learning about myself as a "feminist" is one of those…

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The Golden Years – aging parents…

It’s something most of us will have to deal with at some point in our lives – to one degree or another. For some, it will simply mean listening to the litany of aches and pains and the hassles of Medi-Care (a quagmire in itself.) For others, it may mean taking on the role of…

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A view from a fat woman…

OK, I weigh too much. That’s no shocker. No big surprise. And in the view of most of America, I’m what would politely be termed “pleasingly plump” or if you’re into being more poetic, “Rubenesque”. I spent most of my younger life very, very thin – yes, I admit it, I was a tiny thing…

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