Independent women

First Solo Travel

November 17, 2015 // 10 Comments

The year was 1985: an account of the first time I traveled solo in Europe. At twenty, I traveled abroad alone. I had two weeks in Britain by myself before going to Paris for [...]

The Pilgrim Soul

October 19, 2015 // 6 Comments

My daughter Catherine turned seventeen yesterday. Catherine is smart and very funny, disciplined in her studies, and she is kind. Last year, when I really wondered whether I [...]