Tag Archive for Amye Barrese Archer

The First Time

woman asleep on couch by coffee table with empty beer cans

It’s a crisp, cold Saturday night and barring any unforeseen disasters, it will be the night. The night that I finally break the hold my ex-husband, Jack, has over me and spread my legs for another man.

Arms Wide Open delivers message about motherhood, Mother Earth

cover or arms wide open by patricia harman showing woman in open field with big sky

The civil unrest of the sixties and seventies has been over for almost fifty years, but in Arms Wide Open: A Midwife’s Journey, Patricia Harman (Beacon Press) manages to remind my generation (Generation X), and generations after, exactly what it was that those hippies were trying to accomplish.