Monthly Archives: November 2017

Male-splaining or Male Bashing?

There’s a new expression that’s all the rage. It is “male-splaining.” The term is (in my mind) an incredibly condescending way of describing how men supposedly talk too much. Male-splaining means that men, thinking that they are the center of … Continue reading

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How to Raise a Healthy Child

I don’t have children. So, of course, I will now share my sage advice on how to raise them. Here are some basics: stay married (or get married); and parents: love each other. . though not too much PDA in … Continue reading

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The LosAngelization of Berkeley

I keep having the same, strange conversation with random people out here. It’s about Los Angeles. It starts with my complaining about the egregious traffic, overcrowding, and soul-crushing road rage in the Bay Area. Then the other person will say … Continue reading

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Berkeley’s Wild, Wild West

A number of years ago, I was speaking to a young woman attending graduate school at UC Berkeley. She was a cosmopolitan woman, having lived all over the world. I’ll never forget what she told me, “I’ve lived in Central … Continue reading

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