Like everyone in Northern California on physical “Lock Down,” all that was a familiar part of my day is now gone. It didn’t happen all at once, but drip by drip, my life grew smaller and smaller.read more
The list of San Francisco haters includes some big names, including Newt Gingrich (Former House Speaker), House Speaker Dennis Hastert (Republican, Illinois), and Fox talk show host Bill O’Reilly. Also included in this list is Dan Schnur, a Republican media strategist.read more
Rebecca Lester’s book “Famished: Eating Disorders and Failed Care in America,” attempts to cover the medical communities’ Herculean efforts to cure a wide range of eating disorders. The book focuses on the complicated relationship between the attempts to treat those who suffer from eating disorders and the apparent failure of the system to heal them. And at its heart, Lester writes, “It is critical to understand that eating disorders are not about food—not really. They are about a deep, abiding, toxic shame and self-negation that is so embedded that it may never fully be eradicated.”read more
You Know You ARE In San Francisco when your co-worker tells you they have eight body piercings but none are visible.read more
I’m in the throes of writing a new book, this time with my husband, Rick Kaplowitz, as co-author. It’s a very different experience than the first time I wrote my book. The book, Taking Aim at the President: The Remarkable Story of the Woman Who Shot at Gerald Ford,...read more
Personal Freedom in Love and Marriage. Freedom to love others as one chooses, and to build families in their myriad possible structures.
We support our military personnel. We also examine and, as appropriate, question the political rationales that may be put forward for military action.