|courtesy Marquette University|
As you readers know I haven't been posting much this year because I've been putting up the words of, now departed, Helen Andelin. Switching gears today to direct you to the words of another woman- titling herself Laura_Elsewhere- who wrote a beautiful post on what, deep down, makes us women.
It begins thus:
What on earth am I on about this time?! I hear you ask?
Well, today is the ninth anniversary of 9/11 and that week was the most obvious example I have ever lived of how there is something about being a woman… I’m a fair feminist most of the time, and insist on my right to vote and my right to wear what clothes I like and my right to choose not to have children and all the other wonderful rights I have as a modern British woman.
BUT…. in the days following 9/11, several friends across the country and I found that we were spending as much of our time as possible in “traditional” woman’s pursuits. We were home-building – no, more than that we were battening down the hatches, we were stocking up for our families, even those of us who live alone. . .
Click to read the rest of the WomanKind post.