What is Going On at Berkeley? 

Prettily situated on the east side of the San Francisco Bay, The University of California, Berkeley is a prestigious school affiliated with over 70 Nobel Laureates whose areas of expertise include physics, chemistry, economics, and literature.  The school accepts only the brightest 17% of the population, and shakes down in-state residents for $35k while outsiders … Continue reading What is Going On at Berkeley? 

The Rights of Women are Human Rights

"While Europe's eye is fix'd on mighty things, The fate of empires and the fall of kings; While quacks of State must each produce his plan, And even children lisp the Rights of Man; Amid this mighty fuss just let me mention, The Rights of Woman merit some attention." ~Robert Burns, The Rights Of Women, … Continue reading The Rights of Women are Human Rights


Voices: "In that car, look." "Is that Ethan?" "Is he with his mom?" "How humiliating for him to be seen driving with his mom..." Narrator: "In the endless reaches of the universe, there once existed a city known as 'The City', a city that once burned to the ground when Mrs O'Leary's cow kicked over … Continue reading Supermom

A Gift to Share

There was a girl named Melody Who couldn't hold a tune Lessons practice trying hard Loud belt or quiet croon Her mother father sister sang Quite beautifully it seemed As if she wasn't meant to be In this family so esteemed One day her family harmonized Miss Melody deferred She sat and doodled on a … Continue reading A Gift to Share


'Twas a mistake  In my youth  To think there were limits to what I could do My head aches Knowing the truth I might've done anything I'd put my mind to In recompense For the lost years I'm busy as ever— positively Life has commenced Without the fears I am resourceful effective and free __________________________ … Continue reading Better


At the risk of jeopardising my reputation as a strong independent woman, I will describe my first day of semi-emptynesthood.  • I woke up early with a candy hangover.( See yesterday's post.) • I took an Uber to Laguardia airport. (See post two days back.) I then flew into my respective airport, and after picking … Continue reading Semi-Emptynesthood