This is a brainstorm for a poem I’ve been working on in my head. I used these face doodles I made while keeping my hand busy (when my mind needed a break these last few weeks) as a spring board. I’m revisiting the characters and English translations in signs that I studied in Chinese airports. […]
Artist Katie Rodgers works at the intersection of fashion, drawing, and mixed media. On her site, you’ll find whimsical creations and a behind-the-scenes glimpse of her process.
Sometimes when I’m practicing my current choir music, Bach’s Magnificat, I have to sit there and shake my head. At first, it was a case of “How on Earth am I going to do this?!” Over time, however, lots of time, I’ve arrived at a new question: “How on Earth did he do this?!” So […]
As the rain started to spit and splash, I thought about the many women who have most impacted me. This came on the heels of an hour and a half long gab with someone I value: Beth, my mother-in-law. She lives in Florida; we live in the Northwest so long phone calls are the best […]
Carolyn Cocca discusses how women superheroes are changing the we way think about contemporary femininity
“H&M will exploit anything to make a sale — just ask the women who work in its factories. I’m not buying it: the sentiment or the clothing.” Is the new H&M commercial really the pro-woman, body-positive bombshell some claim?