Month: January 2022

  • This Pursuit of Power over the Uterus

    This Pursuit of Power over the Uterus

      For the past decade, I've been at work on a true crime story that had me down a rabbit hole of research into DNA. Regular readers of this irregular blog know that science isn't my strong suit. I may have loved it at one[..]
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  • This Generation’s Shut-Ins

    This Generation’s Shut-Ins

        Two of my adult children made major moves right before the pandemic rocked the entire world and sent us into an isolation most of us had only read about in dystopian novels.¬†Newscaster Gayle King said she spent 105 days never leaving her NYC[..]
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  • Remembering Karly

    Remembering Karly

      I think of her almost daily.¬† Certainly every time I read a story about another child abuse death. There have been so many since Karly Sheehan was beaten to death in June, 2005. I can't help but hope that her murder would have stirred[..]
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  • Letting Go

    Letting Go

      We are starting out our New Year with one less family member. It was not a death that claimed him. Not a death in the typical sense at any rate, though, if I am completely honest, there have been moments when I think that[..]
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