Book Review: “The Truth Will Set You Free, But First It Will Piss You Off!” by Gloria Steinem

If I could conjure a patronus, I wouldn’t be surprised if it took the form of Gloria Steinem.  This book fills me with hope. When I first picked up The Truth Will Set You Free, I’d only ever read one other book by Gloria – her memoir My Life on The Road, which I also…

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Far West Texas Roadtrip

One of Tanya Tucker’s most famous songs asks God to let her go to Texas when she dies because it’s as close to Heaven as she’s ever been. I don’t know what part of Texas she was singing about, but this song makes the most sense to me in Big Bend country. There’s a reason…

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Here to Remind You

June 13 marks the twentieth anniversary of the release of Alanis Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill”, and like many thirtyish year-old women, I wouldn’t have made it through without the rock star my mother used to say sounded like a yodeling hippie.   But Alanis taught us it was okay to be angry, information that got…

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