Why I chose to write about women and, in many cases, women in wartime.
I don't watch many movies. I don't have much time to, so my attempt at reviewing movies here may be a fleeting concept. However, The English Patient was on cable television recently, and I decided to sit still and watch it once again. I had seen it in the theater when it first released, but... Continue Reading →
Maybe you knit, maybe you crochet--maybe, like me--you simply admire anyone who can do such a thing and keep promising yourself some day you'll sit down and learn how to do it, too! But did you know that knitting--a craft typically done by women--was actually a tool of the Resistance during World War II?
Monsters come in all shapes and sizes. They each have their reason for being the way they are, and you can bet very few of them actually think of themselves as monsters.
Have you heard about the young Jewish women who worked as passeurs? Learn a bit about the kashariyot!
Some of you may have read the story covered by Today.com, People, and various other news and media outlets about the young mother who, after eleven days of struggle, lost her newborn baby boy and decided to keep pumping her breast milk and donating it to help other mothers whose milk never came in. All... Continue Reading →
Net Neutrality is an important issues for all of us with small voices and smaller presences on the web. On July 12th (yes, that's tomorrow) help us spread the word that we don't want the FCC to end net neutrality and allow larger companies a much better chance at attracting more viewers by using throttling,... Continue Reading →
If you've ever been to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, you'll understand why this Kickstarter project, is so perfect for them to pursue. And yes, technically they've met their fundraising goal already, so no, they don't need your help at this point, but I like to think you (being wonderful, kind, and generous) would... Continue Reading →
When I write and speak about the roles of women in wartime I tend to keep their designations simple--general--in part because women tend to traditionally be lumped into simple categories, and in part because it's easier to communicate across the board when we distill down our ideas. So here, and in the upcoming book, you'll... Continue Reading →