Category Archives: Biography

Confused Feminist Has a Baby, 1973

Dropping out of Columbia Law School in 1971 was a turning point in my life. After a year of soul-searching journal writing, I realized that I had been denying my emotional, nurturant, sensitive  nature, never considering careers like psychology or … Continue reading

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Confused Feminist in Love

I read the Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan when I was a freshman in college.  Friedan did not raise my consciousness, but gave me more confidence in my ideas. I attended Fordham University, planning to become a college professor of political science. … Continue reading

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Confused Feminist As a Girl

Growing up with five younger brothers guaranteed I would be a feminist. My mother had five brothers as well.  For a good 16 years I was taller and stronger and smarter and better read. Looking at old pictures that show … Continue reading

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Did Yale Help Them "Have It All"?

I commented on the post, Is It Worth Paying for a Yale Education. Two of my daughters went to Yale. They got substantial financial aid. One daughter went to Boston University on a full tuition scholarship. You decide. Yale, Harvard, … Continue reading

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Ripples

“We drop like pebbles into the ponds of each other’s souls, and the orbit of our ripples continues to expand, intersecting with countless others. ” Ken Wilbur, No BoundariesChildren love throwing pebbles into the water and watching the ripples spread … Continue reading

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Goblins–My English Husband Reads to Grandson

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Happiest Days of My Life

Search Description April 4, 1973, Emma June 17, 1975, Michelle November 8, 1978 at home, Jane May 8, 1982 at home, Molly December 1, 2001, Mary Jo and Andy May 9, 2007, Michael September 12, 2008, Penelope December 18, 2008, … Continue reading

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