Author Archives: Alice Walker Wright
If there is any word more easily tossed at woman on the internet, I don’t know it. But why is fat the go-to insult for those looking to score an easy wound? Because it works.
One of my best friends is lactose intolerant. Any dairy and she’s suffering for days. After hearing about a few of her post-cheese episodes, this condition is on my list of things that will evoke instant sympathy from me.
I cannot imagine a life without cheese. I love cheese. My refrigerator and my waistline will attest to my frequent enjoyment of all kinds of cheese. Gouda? Sure. Brie? You bet. Extra sharp 2 year old cheddar from organic fed cows owned by vegan peace activists who teach the cows yoga? Absolutely. If it says “cheese” on the label I will at least try it. More
“What is boxed wine?” my friend asks. I looked at her like she had just landed in the coffee shop in a spaceship. More
So what’s the deal with making cat ownership into such a stigma? More
At the time, I never thought I would look back on prom and laugh. I regarded the fail that was supposed to be the biggest night in a high school girl’s career with the typical melodramatic tears and cries of … More
I can remember the moment I knew I had become used to New York. More