Thoughts On Mary Wollstonecraft’s Statue

Born in 1759, Mary Wollstonecraft was an early feminist and I learned of her first as the mother of Mary Shelley, the mother of Science Fiction. While she was born to what many would call an abusive family by modern standards, what she experienced as childhood was common for women at the time. By aContinue reading “Thoughts On Mary Wollstonecraft’s Statue”

Stuck In Traffic: A Short Story

Content Warning: This story discusses human trafficking and pedophilia. Reader discretion is advised. Post Street– Chinese New Year Parade – The traffic devours the patience of every San Francisco driver. A choir of horns blasts the pedestrians from the sidewalks as the barricades teeter in place. An hour and a half after the cab rideContinue reading “Stuck In Traffic: A Short Story”

Why I Never Expect Apologies

What Is An Apology? We define “apology” as “a regretful acknowledgment of an offense or failure” as a paraphrase of multiple dictionaries. I have struggled with apologies for as long as I can remember. At one point I was the person that said “I’m sorry” in response to everything. What I found out the hardContinue reading “Why I Never Expect Apologies”

February 2020: “But I Am Here” by Pamela Bettencourt

This review is going to be a little bit different for a couple of reasons. First, I received this book from the author after receiving an email asking if I would read it and consider reviewing it on my website and in my LiveTweet format. Upon reviewing a summary and the website my answer wasContinue reading “February 2020: “But I Am Here” by Pamela Bettencourt”