How To Stay Up Late: A New Year’s Guide for the Tired, the Faded, and the Jaded.
Month: December 2014
How To Stay Up Late: A New Year’s Guide for the Tired, the Faded, and the Jaded
This is a wise and funny gem by Siren Susan Lilley that offers something for you no matter your age. It inspires me to savor tonight for the reasons I thought would be meaningful, while offering me a deeper insight into why it’s important that I do. But it’s a lot more fun than I make it sound. And by the way, I have #1 covered. Happy New Year and party on!
PRIDE: From Our House to Yours
Did you get Christmas letters this year? Do you love them or hate them? Here’s a confession from someone with a long history of sending Christmas letters– me. I try to keep a sense of humor about it.
Is It “Really” Rape? A Survivor’s Story
On The Gloria Sirens today, as honestly and candidly as I can, I tell my story. Why? Because all rape is not violent, and all rapes are not perpetrated by strangers. Some rapes fly under the radar because we aren’t educated, alert, and aware.
His Apple Pie
Gloria Siren Lisa Lanser Rose wrote this dog story, “flash nonfiction” that appears in this month’s Word Riot. It is powerful and understated. You can read it or hear Lisa read it.
Pura Vida, or Reflections on “The Good Life”
Vanessa Blakeslee writes from the heart about how hard it is for women writers to live Pura Vida– the good life.
Report from the Land of White Privilege
Susan Lilley has some important things to say about the empathy gap that exists for blacks and asks what we can do to close it.