Monthly Archives: May 2009

Fe/Male Friendships — Are They Possible?

I just got home from work. The hour is later than normal because I went out for a couple of beers with a co-worker after work. My co-worker and I are very good friends; we know lots of stuff about

Posted in career, relationships

I Miss Your Toothbrush

My boyfriend has been out of town for a few weeks, so I decided to take a picture of “home” and send it to him. He doesn’t live with me, but part of our shared vernacular is that “home” is

Posted in love, relationships

PMS and the Single Woman

I am about to start my period. Any minute now, in fact. I’ve only recently realized that I have an (odd) PMS symptom — As soon as my hormones begin to spike, I start to nest. Seriously. Nest. Here’s the

Posted in health

The Bystander Effect

Sad Greetings to the Ladies Jane — If the news report is accurate, a woman in her 20s was raped, in broad daylight, in front of hundreds of people, yesterday afternoon in a Spokane, Washington park. No one stepped in,

Posted in abuse, law, news, rape

A Jane to the Rescue!

Greetings to the Ladies Jane — I arrived at the local discount department store at 8.30 last Saturday morning. I pull up, and I see a young, thin black guy trying to wrestle a (presumably new) bicycle into the back

Posted in glbt, humor

Miss, Ms., or Mrs.? Good God, how about just Ma’am?

Greetings to the Ladies Jane — I am single, never married, and close enough to an after-30 milestone that I can see it poking over the horizon. I’ve been told I look younger than I am. I have no idea

Posted in Uncategorized

Are Mothers Being Snookered?

Greetings, Ladies — According to The Gainesville Sun, the US Department of Justice shows 90-115 children were kidnapped by strangers in 2002. The National Center for Child Death Review Policy and Practice shows that 12,035 children died from unintentional injury

Posted in moms, news

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