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When Netflix Traumatizes You

June 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us” is a breathtaking masterpiece and searing indictment of the American criminal justice system. The four-episode, Netflix series [...]

Make the World One Family

May 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

I am writing this while sitting at a dining room table in a lovely home in northern England. I hadn’t planned to be here. However, I didn’t want to go home after [...]

Revisiting Madonna

April 17, 2019 // 1 Comment

“Dance and sing. Get up and do your thing.” The year was 1983 and Madonna’s “Everybody” was everywhere. At 10-years-old, I happily accepted Madonna’s musical [...]

Why Are We Still Shaming Single Women?

March 27, 2019 // 2 Comments

This article began with a phone call. A friend called to lament about a friend who experienced a crisis of faith because no matter how beautiful, accomplished, and kind she [...]

How to Invite Life’s Magic

January 21, 2019 // 1 Comment

What if the universe stretched its hand out to you and invited you to dance? That’s the question I’m living this year after vowing in December to adopt a kinder, gentler [...]

Why I’m Not Making Resolutions for 2019

December 30, 2018 // 1 Comment

Tis the season to take stock of our lives, consider our shortcomings, and promise to do and be better next year. This annual exercise in self-flagellation used to be called [...]

The Queen of Break-Up Travel

September 23, 2018 // 2 Comments

The November rain fell in succulent drops on the ancient, cobblestone streets. I stuck my tongue out to capture a raindrop. But then I remembered I was in Paris. [...]
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