The first feminist

As I attended a session yesterday on feminism and surmounting abuse, I kept thinking of mom. Everyday that I go out and try to reclaim a bit of space for me, enter an uncharted territory where I am not welcome or speak up about women’s rights, I am following in her giant footsteps.


Beyond all measure

In life, too, she lived beyond measure. She laughed liberally, took deep breaths, swayed wholeheartedly to the winds of life, without any of reticence that others showed.