Monthly Archives: March 2015

Facial paralysis 101: or, enduring Bell’s palsy

On September 29, 1999, I woke up and half my face didn’t work. When I brushed my teeth, the water dribbled out. I couldn’t spit. My right eye hurt; it was dry. I tried to bare my teeth: one side … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Place is on the $20 Bill

There’s a push I hope you will all support, to put a woman on the $20 bill in place of Andrew Jackson. Harriet Tubman, Wilma Mankiller, and Rosa Parks are mentioned, among others.  The choice is wrenching because there are … Continue reading

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