Tag Archives: ReadWomen

Where Are You From? An Invitation

By Karen C.L. Anderson I am from books, Barbie dolls, and obscurity. I am from rocks and driftwood, and exploring suburban woods as if I were there first; from raised ranches and colonials. I am from cinnamon-toast-and-hot-cocoa-for-Sunday-supper-while-watching-The-Wonderful-World-Of-Disney and I am from resistance. I am also from square dances and playing 20 Questions on long car …

Meet Dori Owen: Regular Contributor and OTV Columnist

Dori is OTVMagazine.com Featured Columnist -Residence .Dori is one the top columnist at FeminineCollective.com . You can read her on A Diary of an Arizona Girl. Her essays and poems have been published in RAW & UNFILTERED VOL I, Stigma Fighters Vol 2, and Love Notes From Humanity. Her blogs have been featured here on Open Thought Vortex, as well as The Lithium Chronicles, Sudden Denouement, and The Mighty

We Rise

By Lisa A. Listwa Life has a way of hitting us when we’re down. Or at least that’s often our perception. How many times have you thought to yourself that a situation couldn’t possibly get any worse? And then it does. Several years ago, I had reached a crossroads. I was a wife, the mother …

Irene and Me

By Pam Munter She wasn’t the best piano player though at 85, she had worked at it most of her life. Even so, she loved the music and relished playing with the boys in the band. During the past dozen years or so, she couldn’t quite keep up reading those complicated arrangements that seemed to …

We are Women

By Rachel Hanson Being a woman is an interesting experience. We are half of the global population, but we are “the other.” We are paid less than our male counterparts, despite having equal education and experience. Yet, this reality of economic inequality does not stop us from forging extremely strong bonds with the men in …

Love Languages? Screw It.

Youse all know about Love Languages, right? According to Wikipedia, The Five Love Languages is a book by Gary Chapman, outlining the five universal ways that people give and receive love in romantic relationships. According to Oprah Winfrey’s wardrobe stylist, The Five Love Languages will change your life. When I first heard “love languages” I was like, now you’re …