This post was first written on May 13. Then I forgot about it before revisiting until now. I took Tallula to meet one of my heroes tonight. We sat as close as possible on the end of the row on the left side. I nursed her while waiting for our friend to join us. It… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Meeting Eve
Dear Tallula, You waved on April 24. Sebastian and I were leaving his bedroom, I told you I would be right back to get you. You lifted your right hand and waved at me. You said 'hi' and waved to everyone at Seb's school on April 25. I suppose it was your first real word.… Continue reading Ten
We went for Sunday Brunch at The Boiler House in The Distillery District. It was a rainy day but nice and cozy listening to live jazz and piling our plates with delicious food. I brought pancakes, coconut yogurt, jam and peanut butter for Seb, so he had his own special feast. Although I know he… Continue reading Looking Up
It's 2010. You'd think that things have changed. They have not. Our greatest resources, women and girls, continue being raped and killed. To mark International Women's Day, Amnesty International released two reports looking at sexual violence in locations across the developed and developing world; specifically Cambodia and the Nordic Countries of Denmark, Finland, Norway and… Continue reading International Women’s Day
V-Season is in full swing. How are your going to celebrate the women in your lives? I'm not talking about Valentine's Day folks, I'm talking about V-Day. Victory (over violence), Valentine, Vagina. Yep. The v-word. I'm here to remind you to find out about the shows/events in your community to help raise funds and awareness… Continue reading V-Season 2010
Group Fights Rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Eve Ensler, playwright and activist, and Dr. Denis Mukwege, the founder of a hospital in Congo that's helping victims of rape and mutilation, about their upcoming tour to raise awareness of what's happening to women and girls in Congo. Listen to… Continue reading Rape in the DRC
Tis the season. Hope ya'll had a fine Valentine's Day. I received an email from a good friend stating that because of me, she no longer thinks of Valentine's Day as just that, but also V-Day. Vagina. Valentine. Victory. You know. The V-Day movement to stop violence against women. That friend of mine made me… Continue reading Happy V-DAY! And International Women’s Day!