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Respect Your Mother

Mother! – Beth is a fan of Darren Aronofsky’s films, and we finally saw this one at the Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, the part of Brooklyn that you can’t get to from other parts of Brooklyn. That’s an exaggeration, but … Continue reading

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It’s Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature

The concept of Mother Earth is an ancient one, appearing in many different cultures. One of the most famous is the Greek Gaia, mother to the Titans, the giants, and many others. Obviously the myth-makers realized that nature has both … Continue reading

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An En-Gage-ing Look at Matriarchy

In reading about my favorite author, L. Frank Baum, I’ve also come across a fair amount on another interesting figure, his mother-in-law Matilda Electra Joslyn Gage. Along with Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, she was an important leader … Continue reading

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