Femonomic: Women Invite Crime

Women’s History Month!

K E Garland

c02c27f8-1d50-440f-9def-29e3a1537457-1One of the best parts of blogging is meeting new people from around the world. This has been true for one woman I’ve followed, who is from India, Lovey Chaudhary. (Femonomic). I realized we shared similar ideas about women and social justice issues when she read and reviewed The Unhappy Wife four years ago. So, when she announced her book of poetry, Femonomic: Women Invite Crime, centered on raising people’s consciousness about how Indian women are (mis)treated, I was intrigued.

Poetry is sometimes stereotyped as flowery and light, but the poems found in this book are anything but. Although I knew Lovey’s background and stance, at first I was alarmed by how the book began. Titles like, “the fate of an unborn in womb” and “infanticide” introduce the reader to Indian culture where babies are murdered because they are not male children. But, I get it. The female species…

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Sunday Vibes: Seed Planting

Choose your seeds (actions) wisely. Plant seeds that will create a harvest that will enhance life. Create a harvest people anticipate ingesting. Create a harvest that will leave people wanting to learn about the cultivation process. Plant wisely.

Notes & Musings: Coronavirus/COVID-19

I couldn’t have said it better!

K E Garland

charles-dickens-quote-lbt7i6rI finally understand what Charles Dickens meant when he wrote the intro for A Tale of Two Cities, well, kind of.

It was the best of times. It is the best of times. Isn’t it? I mean, think about it. We live in the Information Age. Technology has afforded many of us access to anything we want to know via the Interwebs. Cell phones connect us in ways we probably never imagined. We don’t have to ask anyone anything anymore. Technology has made it so. We can Google corona virus…and voila! Not only will we receive information, but it may change right before our eyes as we all learn together in real time how to react.

It was the worst of times. Every country around the world has a lot going on. Vladmir Putin is planning to remain president for life to enact revenge on the West…

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Women’s History Month: Introductory

March is Women’s History Month. Perhaps, you already knew that fact. Google states we celebrate women’s history was established to acknowledge and set aside a time to “reflect the often-overlooked contributions of women to the United States history.” Have you ever had a message you wanted to present but were confused about how to deliver … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Introductory