One of my selections our 50 Women Challenge was George Sand, a pseudonym for the nineteenth-century French author Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin. I have wanted to read her work for such a long time, but rather than plump for one of her novels, due to time constraints I decided to settle for a novella. 233 more words
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Every once in a while I become obsessed with a person, alive or dead, usually an artistic figure.
Right now, it’s George Sand. I catch myself casually musing about George Sand and browsing Saint-Laurent for menswear type items (and don’t kid yourself, I can’t afford it, I tack it up as “research”.) 602 more words
Most of us suffer under the delusion that we, as individuals, are powerless to make much difference on a planet that’s home to more than seven billion people—not to mention some enormous corporate interests that are intent on preserving our current murderous practices vis-à-vis our environment. 270 more words