whose rules?


When asked to describe what I do, I find myself saying: "Teaching, writing, mothering, making art, making trouble..." So I'm pleased to link to Halley Suitt's terrific entry on behaving respectably - by other people's rules - and why this might not always be such a good idea... especially for women.

My judo coach in college used to point out that he could balance so well because he had four feet on the mat: mine and his. I was just trying to stand on my own two feet, and was always thrown quickly. If you let someone else manage your strength for you like that, you are unlikely to create change... just a thought.