In Defense of the “Whimpering Strumpets”

I’ve been watching the allegations against “America’s Dad,” Bill Cosby, as one after another woman comes forward with claims that Mr. Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted them. Comments on news stories and throughout social media run deep from one of the kinder terms for the alleged victims, “whimpering strumpets,” to those who find that Mr. … Continue reading In Defense of the “Whimpering Strumpets”

Metamorphosis 2.0 – Teachable Moments in Monarchs and Menopause

Elementary school teachers are typically creative, caring, and committed to using every crayon in the box to help ensure that their young pupils learn the basics of reading, math, English, and science. My friend, Fifi, is that teacher you always remember – the one who crawls around on the floor with the blocks, sings valiantly … Continue reading Metamorphosis 2.0 – Teachable Moments in Monarchs and Menopause