The Indignities of a Woman

There’s nothing a woman likes more than having her breast sandwiched between two cold, steel plates and smashed til an explosion seems probable; or lying back spread-eagled while the gynecologist, his medical assistant AND the student doctor shadowing him stare into the most private part of you. And of course the doc makes it even…

Fifties Falling

The last thing I’d want for my granddaughter would be for her 55-year-old Nana to embarrass her in front of her friends at her fifth-grade graduation. Fortunately for her, she’d already taken her seat on-stage when, in the darkened auditorium, with my eyes on our seats, my right foot rolled off of the step (where…

My Unprocessed Vegan Life

I’m not a vegan. I love boiled eggs in my salad. Though I don’t anticipate going back to the heavy taste of regular cheddar cheese, on occasion I do like mozzarella cheese melted on my veggie burgers. Just those two admissions cancel the vegan membership I thought I wanted when I transitioned from vegetarian. Since…

My FIRST Creamy-Cashew Mac ‘n Cheese Dish

Using cashews to cream up dishes is not new in the vegan world, but it’s new to me so I’m excited! I’ve been a vegetarian for over 25 years and a vegan for just over a year but experimenting with the many ways I can boost my food flavor and still eat healthy is still…