Getting Ahead or Enjoying the Moment?

Recently, my daughter had her very first job interview.  After we decided on her outfit and printed a copy of her resume, I wondered if they’d offer a 401K plan.  Although utterly absurd, the thought really did cross my mind.  While I should have been enjoying the moment, I zeroed in on getting her ahead….

Enough

The world tells me to just be me But then it says my shirt isn’t tight enough My skirt isn’t short enough My waist isn’t tiny enough.   Politicians tell me to vote with my head and my heart Then they claim I’m not pro-murder enough I’m not woman-enough Not tolerant enough; while they are…

Is It Fair That We are Judged by How We Look?

This is a question that I have asked my college students over the years.  Inevitably, they will argue that it is absolutely “not fair!” and without my intervention, end up sharing countless examples of when they, themselves immediately judged by physical appearance.  Therefore, determining that while “unfair”, it is unequivocally, indisputably, inevitable. Recently, my 16…