Okay, readers over 40, let's just get real open and honest here: hot flashes, power surges, whatever you wanna call 'em, they suck. I've been doing the night sweats thing for several years now. Nothing like setting the thermostat to 67° and waking up at 3am so completely drenched you wonder if you haven't
Yesterday I wrote my immediate reactions to BlogHer's NaBloPoMo writing prompts. A few of them - my answers, that is - actually stood out to me as things I should explore a little. One in particular stands out far above the others: my answer to "If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?"
I know, I know. I picked on food blogs a couple of posts ago. Out of fairness to those blogs I thought I'd try my hand at it. Thing is, I cook but I'm not creative enough to put together masterpieces and take gorgeous, stylized photos of them. But it struck me how funny sometimes this midlife thing can be. So
Last night my husband and I attended the Easter Vigil at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland. As is traditional, there was a Baptism and Holy Eucharist. I was moved by the solemnity and the joy. The cathedral itself is a thing of beauty, made even more so by the darkness and the glow of about 600 or so
In my last post I asked readers to consider some great women in STEM fields, since that's the theme of this years National Women's History Month. My uncle dropped me an email to tell me about a couple of women in astronomy who were so fantastic I thought I'd share them as a posts rather than put them into the