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One Woman's Day · 2W ago

June 8 – A Windy Day in Texas

by Pat Bean “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” — Jimmy Dean As one who loves road trips, and one who believes the journey i...
One Woman's Day · 1M ago

May 10 – The Calling Card

by Marilea Rabasa Bears are almost mythic nowadays. They’re still around but far fewer in number; we keep destroying their habitat. But once while camping on Mt. Marcy in Adirondack Provinci...
One Woman's Day · 2M ago

April 14 – Every Year in Passover

by Ariela Zucker This is a straightforward event. We read a condensed version of the traditional Hagadah: slaves in Egypt, deliverance, forty years in the desert, four cups of wine (fifth on...
One Woman's Day · 2M ago

April 11 – A Mindful Meditation of our Women’s Life-Writing Circle

by Mary Jo Doig We gather in our quiet, secluded space at the recently constructed, variegated-beige stone Crozet Library, bringing the life-story we have written in preparation at home. We ...
One Woman's Day · 2M ago

April 10 – Saying Goodbye to Mother

by Patricia Roop Hollinger “We have to go down to Bridgewater tomorrow,” I told my husband on Saturday, April 1st. This was not an April Fool’s joke. You see, my 103 year old mother’s health...
One Woman's Day · 2M ago

April 6 – Hidden Gems

by Debra Dolan On a rainy winter afternoon, feeling particularly unenergetic and alone, I flicked the TV remote in search of company, discovering When Harry Met Sally was about to begin.   E...
One Woman's Day · 2M ago

March 31 – Reconcilliation

by Marilea Rabasa When I met my partner, Gene, twenty-four years ago, he was an experienced canoeist, and he loved paddling every summer. So I figured I’d better learn fast. One memorable in...
One Woman's Day · 3M ago

March 30 – Fitbit Farts and Other Funny Follies

by Letty Watt During the week of making funeral arrangements and preparing for family visits, I couldn’t sleep much. One night, however, the noises of the house stole the hours of sleep from...
One Woman's Day · 3M ago

March 28 – Simplicity

by Martha Slavin Simplicity. Just the word itself sends me on a mental quest. What a wonderful idea, something that most of us crave in our lives. Do you have a favorite way to make your lif...
One Woman's Day · 3M ago

March 22 – The Snow Angel

by Shelley Johnson Carey The recent snowfall brought to mind another snowy day that I’ll always remember. As another barrage of sleet and snow began, I blasted my car’s heater to clear the w...