Month: April 2019

The Authenticity Experiment, the unexpected edition. We recently experienced an unanticipated death in our chosen family.  The brother of one of the Coffee Girls’ died suddenly.  The Coffee Girls, you may remember, are a group of five of us who used to drink coffee together every Thursday afternoon.  Back when you could do that, sneak away for a cup of coffee in the late afternoon.  Back when coffee after one o’clock wasn’t a problem.  Back when gendered language like that didn’t make my skin crawl. Surprisingly, it doesn’t now, make my skin crawl to refer to myself as a Coffee…

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