culture

#MeToo

I was alone in my best friend’s room, sitting at the end of her bed, putting on my shoes.  My mother was on her way to pick me up after a day of visiting.  My friend’s mother’s fiance entered the room and sat beside me on the bed.  He was 30-something.  I was 13.  He grabbed hold of me… Read More #MeToo

travel

Sampling Quebec

The last time I went to Quebec, I didn’t go beyond Montreal.  That was okay, because I was there for only a weekend.  And I had a wonderful time, exploring its Biodome, Botanical Garden, and Museum of Fine Arts, which became one of my favorites in the world.  I loved seeing its model of the… Read More Sampling Quebec