• freetodream wrote a new blog post: Attributes of a Gracious Woman   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Respect: A gracious woman respects other women.  She doesn’t claim to only associate with men because women are whiny; she doesn’t speak badly of women behind their backs.  She doesn’t call women the names that men have used to degrade and to objectify us for thousands of years.  She doesn’t demean other women in order [...]

  • freetodream wrote a new blog post: Tick Tock of a Professional Woman   3 years, 7 months ago · View

    8:15 AM I walk up Columbia Road and take note of four men sitting on the stoop and smoking.  They are about 5 yards away.  They haven’t noticed me yet.  They will soon.  I gauge the odds of their verbally harassing me to be about 2 to 1 if I walk past them. (This is something [...]

  • freetodream wrote a new blog post: Talking About Reproductive Rights in a Recession   4 years ago · View

    The  New York Times recently reported that Democrats in tight races are starting to focus on abortion rights as a strategy for attracting base voters. All I can say is, it’s about time. Republicans have argued that the new emphasis on abortion rights is an effort to distract voters from jobs and the economy, claiming that Democrats know they [...]

  • freetodream wrote a new blog post: The Park at Night   6 years, 2 months ago · View

    About a block west of the corner of Calvert Street and Connecticut Avenue lies Walter Pierce Community Park.  A playground, baseball field, basketball court, dog park – it has it all, even benches where the homeless population seeks some comfort during the night.  I usually cut through the park on my way home to Ontario Street, [...]

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