Guest Blog by Joie Grandbois At the age of 39 I made the decision to return to school to pursue my bachelor’s degree. At that time,...
Record Breaking Heat Wave Yesterday Portland set a record of 95 for May 19th. It was so hot I could barely move. It felt like the world might explode. A scary reminder of climate change! A Sad Anniversary Tomorrow is my ex-husband’s birthday. Marvin died a little over three years ago in a tragic drowning accident. We had a long history, [...]Pat Taub
“Short Takes” is my regular Friday post where I reflect on the past week, citing happenings of interest: a good read, social observations, and the like. Mother’s Day this Sunday: I attend a progressive inner-city church in downtown Portland led by a feminist minister. For our Mother’s Day service I will be among five women [...]Pat Taub
“Short Takes” is a new Friday post where I will reflect on the past week, citing happenings of interest: a good read, social observations, and the like. “The Handmaid’s Tale:” I’ve been captivated by this series, although I have to watch it in segments because it’s so powerful that it unsettles me. It’s definitely [...]Pat Taub