Category: Obama

  • Twenty-Three Years and Thirteen Days

      In terms of female friendships, I have sixty-eleventeen inspirations but only three true Women of My Life. One of these three I met in 1985, in a dorm lounge, where she was being way too cute and cynical and cutting for her own good. Intimidated, I decided I didn’t like her. She kept being […]

  • Dear ObaMcCain: Good Luck Targeting This

      I’m sitting on the ground next to an elementary school, the backs of my legs tickled by grass. I’m watching a crew of five-year-olds play soccer. One of them is mine. He’s kicking a red ball and scratching at his scalp, leading me to think some adult in his life should see that he […]