If one thing's clear these days, it's that class is a thing of the past. Folks have lost sight of what it is, for one. And even if they know what it is, they don't really seem to respect it. I marched in an ERA parade back in the day. So let me give my bonafides, first: progressive, feminist. . . .
Maybe she was homeless, I thought, as I saw her sitting on the ledge of a building on 5th street near the Caltrain station in San Francisco. Her big, white-framed sunglasses caught my eye; it was 8 a.m and the sun had just emerged. She wore blue lace-up tennis shoes and khaki pants, a black sweater . . .
Radziwill is one of those names that used to only resonate with women of our generation. At one time it was the married name of Lee Bouvier, the sister of Jackie Kennedy Onassis. Her husband was Prince of Poland and during their marriage, she was known as Princess Lee Radziwill. She had a son, . . .
I ran into someone I know the other day and we strolled together for a while. As we walked, she mentioned someone we knew and began to criticize her for an irresponsible action. Not a super serious infraction and not even a personal one, but something that could very well have been simply . . .