Fountain reflections

I see the young businesswoman sitting by the courtyard fountain, checking her phone and looking a bit chagrined. She looks up at the sky, mentally chewing on something. It’s not a happy look. I note the slump of her shoulders, the tight corners of her mouth. And I am taken back a couple of decades….

Soft and steely: A shout-out to the mamas

Amazing the number of conversations, online or otherwise, that have occurred in response to my last blog post on independent women. The upshot is–a lot of you agree with me that even women who stay at home should know they could support their family, keeping “one oar in the water,” so to speak. And some…