The Virgin and the Wind

My first-ever blogpost. First posted April 2009. The wind whipped upriver all week. Chairs lost their footing, a screen door twisted off it’s hinges, and the prayer hands of La Virgen broke off when she fell to the ground. I’m sensitive to the wind. In Ayurveda, those of us with a prana imbalance are labeled […]

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The New Conventional Femininity

(originally posted July 29, 2010) “When she stopped conforming to the conventional picture of femininity she finally began to enjoy being a woman.”                                      — Betty Friedan I wanted no part in it.  My whole life I wanted […]

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