I had a few unexpected free minutes this afternoon, Jim, and indulged in your grandmother’s story while having tea at a client’s office and waiting for a program to update.

What a woman — a gorgeous, outspoken, feisty feminist at a time when that breed was rare! I am so glad she stood up for you. Your dad, too.

A great story to share at a time when women, myself included, are feeling shut out and shut down.

I was always a writer but lived in a bookkeeper’s body before I found Medium and broke free — well, almost. Working to work less and write more.

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