Monthly Archives: February 2011

“Never Gender-Profile Your Doctor”

(Picture to right is of Otolaryngologists–specialists in ear, nose, and throat–ENT doctors, performing a procedure.) It happened 25 years ago and I never forgot it. I’d been in the forefront of women’s consciousness-raising; I recognized that women had been professionally … Continue reading

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What Isn’t Said in “The King’s Speech”

(Australian actor Geoffrey Rush’s deft portrayal of Lionel Logue, teacher/tutor/friend to King George VI, debunks the theory that excellent teaching relies on a person’s academic preparation.) C’mon now…You know the feeling, even if it happened decades ago. So many of … Continue reading

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Brief Respite from the Savage Season

(Photo by CKMellor) Flowers in sartorial splendor greet summer visitors before the main entryway to Stonewall Kitchen, in York, Maine. People come in droves to buy the jams, jellies, sauces and much-desired accoutrements of cooks and gourmands everywhere. Because of … Continue reading

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