The New Scarlet Letter

Back in high school many of us read Nathanial Hawthorne’s classic novel, The Scarlet Letter. While the book was published back in 1850, its story is relevant today, but in a new way. Hawthorne wrote about Hester Prynne, a young woman who had a child with a man who was not her husband. As punishment for her sin as well as …

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The Invisible Woman

Not since the movie “9 to 5” have we seen the combined comic genius of Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. That was 35 years ago, and the core of that comedy centered on them battling sexism. I recently watched the third episode of their new comedy series “Grace and Frankie” streaming on Netflix. Now they are facing ageism. It’s wonderful to …

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