Rape: Why We Need To Change the Conversation With Boys (Published in Medium)

Last week my friend’s 14-year-old was harassed and assaulted for 40 minutes by a classmate while sitting in class. She attends a highly rated high school in a suburb of a major city. Not that it matters. He started with some “light” verbal Continue reading Rape: Why We Need To Change the Conversation With Boys (Published in Medium)

Why We Should Stop Treating Public Places As Our Private Phone Booth (Published in the Huffington Post)

My car dealership has a business lounge, which makes waiting for inspections and minor services tolerable. I hate to admit it, but I actually relied on my last appointment as a means to get some work done. I treated myself Continue reading Why We Should Stop Treating Public Places As Our Private Phone Booth (Published in the Huffington Post)

Here’s What Happened When I Gave Up Bread for 30 Days (Published In The Huffington Post)

In the last ten or twenty years bread has become the diet devil. What a fall from grace for a dietary staple that was once considered a divine and spiritual food. Didn’t God shower it from heaven on the Israelites Continue reading Here’s What Happened When I Gave Up Bread for 30 Days (Published In The Huffington Post)

A Simple Family Heirloom Unlocked a Dark Family Secret (Featured in various online publications – see links below)

When my daughter was born, my mother gave me a comb that my grandmother Ella (born Esther) had given her. That comb, it turned out, had great history attached to it. My mother first found the comb in my grandmother’s jewelry box Continue reading A Simple Family Heirloom Unlocked a Dark Family Secret (Featured in various online publications – see links below)

I Cheated On My Hairstylist and Here’s What Happened (Published in The Huffington Post)

“Same?” “Same.” My hairstylist and I had been on autopilot for years. I’m the least adventurous woman when it comes to my frizzy dark hair. Sometimes when I felt wild, I let her skim an extra 1/8 of an inch Continue reading I Cheated On My Hairstylist and Here’s What Happened (Published in The Huffington Post)