On Food:: The Trap of Health

On Food:: The Trap of Health

When I was around 13 years old, my body, seemingly overnight, grew curves in all the right places.  I had an ass that was attracting attention from much older boys (bordering on men) in my tiny farm town community.  Definitely not the first girl in my class to wear a...
On Life:: Where The Power Is

On Life:: Where The Power Is

“Isn’t surrender just settling”, she asked, hesitant to buy into the concept I was offering:  that surrender is the location of deepest power as women, that accepting life on life’s terms was the most sure fire way to happiness and deep seated in your bones...
3 6 9 Research Day 28: The Orange Guy

3 6 9 Research Day 28: The Orange Guy

He meets me in front of Whole Foods wearing an orange puffy jacket zipped to his neck and an orange beanie on his head.   Giving off the  very serious albeit mockingly funny vibe of George Costanza, I attempt to joke, “you like the orange, huh?”  ...