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This New Orange Era: The Day After

January 23, 2017

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There’s a novel I read, One Second After, about a high energy EMP (electro magnetic pulse) missile fired above the US by a country with which we were at war. EMPs kill no one directly. Instead, they cause all electronic activity to cease. In other words, computers stop computing, cars stop moving, cells stop working, and what […]

Happy 80th Birthday, Gloria Steinem

March 24, 2014

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  Gloria Steinem turns 80 tomorrow. Life in the Boomer Lane knows better than to assume that most people are aware of those people who have shaken up the world in ways that change us forever. So, for those of you who missed Gloria Steinem, here is a quick review: She was hot enough, as […]

You’re Probably A Feminist. You Just Don’t Know It.

October 15, 2010

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                                                               Contrary to what many believe, feminism didn’t begin at the Miss America Pagent of 1968 when a group of women burned their bras. Over 500 years before the scent of smoking undergarments, women were writing and speaking on behalf of their rights.  The modern suffragist movement began in the eighteenth century in France.  In  1920, […]

You're Probably A Feminist. You Just Don't Know It.

October 15, 2010

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                                                               Contrary to what many believe, feminism didn’t begin at the Miss America Pagent of 1968 when a group of women burned their bras. Over 500 years before the scent of smoking undergarments, women were writing and speaking on behalf of their rights.  The modern suffragist movement began in the eighteenth century in France.  In  1920, […]