Mitton Family Second Wave Feminism

Mitton Family Second Wave Feminism

My Dad’s mother - my grandmother - was born Dorothy Ebersole in 1912 in the Upper part of Milton, just outside of Tacoma, Washington. The Upper designation separated her from the dregs who lived in the Lower half. To me - I grew up a few miles away - Upper and Lower Milton was the [...]

The stupidity of boys – and men

The stupidity of boys – and men

I can't claim to be representative of all males but here's a quick story about just how stupid boys can be. I was maybe twelve and a voracious reader. I loved sports and sports stories and read a biography of the great football quarterback Johnny Unitas. I was fascinated to learn that he was blind [...]

Caring for family – Knausgaard

Caring for family – Knausgaard

I've got a list of things I wanted to do today (I'm a bit of a list fanatic) but I'm sitting here with one of the girls at urgent care. It's another earache with another fever and another day of administering meds and comfort. And isn't it funny? I was just looking at the top [...]