Beginning this I had thought that it should be, “I am a feminist because…” primarily because feminism has been on my mind for the last several years probably without placing the label on it, and quite possibly due to the roles that my grandmother and my aunt have played in my life.  My life is… Read More

Josephine Pitti Kelsay is my grandmother.   Her presence looms larger in my life than any other.  She still remains as strong an influence as she ever was, guiding my better judgement in learning, desires, and even dreams.  Her memories, her laughter, her offbeat and lucid political commentary, and the cleanest dirty jokes you have ever… Read More