Wednesday, December 4, 2019

New essay - NEW TEETH


With modern technology, having a pretty smile is possible, as long as you can afford it...

New essay - ON AGING & RESPECT FOR YOUTH


What to make of an elderly friend who constantly thinks you need all her worldly wisdom - and who calls people in their 60's "children"?

Monday, December 2, 2019

New essay - THE WORST YEARS


Junior high and living through early teenage angst can be horrible, for many reasons!

BEAUTY IS A FEMINIST ISSUE, An Essay


A follow-up (Part 2) to my essay titled ON BEAUTY.  Is the perception of another person's good looks non-negotiable?  And why do the physical "gifts" distributed at birth seem so unfair?  Science and nature have a lot to do with it...

ON BEAUTY, An Essay


Being thought of as attractive definitely has its perks - but are there a few drawbacks, as well?  It seems everything has its price.  And youth is certainly a part of beauty...

New essay - LEARNING TO DRIVE


In the United States, getting your Learner's Permit to drive at the age of sixteen is practically a rite of passage.  But what happens to your independence when you've never really felt confident behind the wheel?

Monday, November 25, 2019

New One-Act - A WRONG IMPRESSION


SYNOPSIS: A one-act in 20 minutes.  At a cocktail party, shy Seven Sisters graduate Anne is accosted by an extremely pushy (and married) military man.