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To All The Dads

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To all the Dads

who share in our joys during the early years — cartoons, bike rides, water balloon fights, ice cream, joy rides, Halloween …

To all the Dads

who teach us practical things — how to swim, ride

Just Like You Were by Emma Worthington
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Music: JUST LIKE YOU WERE by Emma Worthington

I came across the song JUST LIKE YOU WERE by Emma Worthington on my twitter feed a few months back and was immediately captivated. The melody is lovely. Emma’s voice is sweet and clear. Her words, ones she wrote, quickly … Read more...

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Grammys: Another Institution Failure On Domestic Violence

Sunday’s Grammy Awards became the latest institution failure on domestic violence.

It featured a PSA by President Obama calling attention to the shocking number of women in America who are raped or suffer domestic violence.  “It’s on us,” he said, … Read more...

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Cave Woman’s Musician of the Day: Cereus Bright

I’m stepping out of my comfort zone here. I write book reviews often enough. Those require some thought, but usually they aren’t terribly difficult. I have an easy time with those mostly because I write books myself. I can verbalize … Read more...

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Music: FLY by Maddie and Tae

Teen sensations Maddie and Tae scored a #1 single last year with their brilliant, funny and feminist GIRL IN A COUNTRY SONG.  Their new single, FLY is so lovely, the tears were rolling before I heard half the lyrics. FLY … Read more...

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Christmas Spirit, It’s Free

Christmas can be a tough time of year. I know this from experience. It’s easy to become overwhelmed with the demands on our time, bank accounts, sanity. For many years, I have struggled to hold onto any kind of genuine … Read more...

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Is It Possible To Legislate Respect?

Kansas City just became the latest in a list of cities considering a law against street harassment that would encompass everything from catcalls to drivers forcing bicyclists off the road.  Clearly, harassment is a crime, but is it possible to … Read more...

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Sexy Women In Award Shows: Objects? Feminists? Funny?

Both the Emmys and VMA awards this week garnered very strong reactions, both positive and negative for the way women were portrayed.

First, Beyoncé’s 16-minute tour de force medley of her new CD at the VMAs was hailed as a … Read more...

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Don’t Give Up. A Better World Is Possible.

There are days when it is just overwhelming to think about all the wrongs being done and the incredible pain being inflicted in our world — wars, murders, shootings, rapes, suicides, cruelties, floods, droughts, pollution, disease, poverty, homelessness, hunger, lies, … Read more...