strength of a woman

There’s an old phrase that used to drive me crazy as  a young bride, and that is that women are the “weaker sex.” It’s a phrase from the Bible, and I have since learned that it by no means meant that women were substandard to men, but rather generally incapable of developing physical strength compared to men.

I have, however, been told by men in my life that I am a subsidiary, […keep reading]


sordid stories are hard to ignore

So Mt. St. Helena is about to erupt, and everyone’s running for cover. The haughty and allegedly naughty star of the cabinet, member of Parliament Helena Guergis, has now been shooed to the back, kicked out of the spotlight, condemned to hover in the shadows and await the June arrival of the eagerly desired, eternally funded MP pension. […keep reading]