Staying Sane While Staying Healthy

Wow. The world changes very quickly these days and nothing has brought this home to us more starkly than the coronavirus crisis. The shape of our everyday lives has changed almost overnight, not to mention the economy, politics, and almost everything you can think of . . . everywhere. There are few tips I can offer...

“Three Women:” An Intimate Portrait of Intimacy

Maggie, Lina and Sloane are their names. In Three Women, writer Lisa Taddeo takes a close, extremely detailed, and graphic look at their sex lives. Researched over the course of a decade, crisscrossing the country six times, and sometimes living in their hometowns for months at a time, Taddeo’s stated goal was to give...

For Those on the Frontlines of Covid-19

Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D. is a Gynecologist, Director of the New York Menopause Center, Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Assistant Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She is a board certified fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Allen is also a...

Women’s Voices on the Small Screen: A Half-Dozen Shows to Watch

Unless you’re an “essential worker” (and if you are, we all owe you a debt of gratitude), chances are you’re finding yourself home more than usual. Even those who aren’t sick or symptomatic are encouraged (and in some states mandated) to sequester themselves and maintain social distance. And, despite best intentions to lose ten...

Food Wars: The Struggle for Healthy Eating

About ten years ago, I was at a party and met the wonderful writer Michael Pollan. It was his twin nieces’ Bat Mitzvah. He kindly spoke with me for quite a while as I peppered him with questions about his latest book, In Defense of Food (2008), which I had just finished. Eminently readable,...

“Military Wives’ Sings A Familiar Feel-Good Tune

There’s a familiar feel-good film genre that the Brits do particularly well. A motley crew of ordinary people come together to achieve something aspirational — and inspirational. Sometimes it’s an artistic endeavor; sometimes it’s forging an unlikely alliance in order to stick it to the man. Friendships are made, youthful dreams are rekindled. Projects...

MK Chavez: “Little Red Riding Hood/Companion” 

  Little Red Riding Hood/Companion And those other females who managed to slip the collar for a moment or...

Man’s Search for Meaning | Women’s Voices For Change

Can a book that was written 70 years ago be relevant to the problems people suffer today?...

Book Review: “How Hard Can It Be?” by Allison Pearson

If someone set out to write a fictionalized account about the perils of female midlife crisis they...

Athena Kildegaard: “a safe, well-defined, acceptable unknown”

  “a safe, well-defined, acceptable unknown”……….—René Magritte In the arranging of morning, somethinggets lost, a comb or an idea, most...


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