skirt! essays

You’ve Got the Power

By Angie Mizzell My mom named me after actress Angie Dickinson. When she was pregnant with me, she was watching ...
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Women All Make History

By Cara Delay When I teach courses on women’s history at College of Charleston, I often begin the first day ...
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Eight Reasons Goal Crushing Requires the Feminine

By Caryn O’Hara We live in such an instant gratification, “more”-obsessed society that it is increasingly causing stress in our ...
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Staying Mindful While Planning a Wedding

By Aly Murphy One of the ways I teach mindfulness in my classroom is by lighting a candle and passing ...
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What’s in a Name?

Photo Credit: Ferris Kaplan By Helen Mitternight I have always been a Mitternight and I’ve always liked the name’s edge ...
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The Turning Point

By Angie Mizzell My husband and I met in college. We graduated with matching degrees in broadcast journalism and got ...
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You’ve Got a Friend

By Margaret Pilarski At first it was slow – an invitation here, a question there. Facebook notifications and emails, texts ...
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Slay All Day

By Raija Haughn My early childhood years can be summed up in one word: princesses. I played and replayed old ...
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The Game Changer

By Angie Mizzell When I met Stacey Crew for coffee in September, neither of us expected our casual conversation about ...
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Alignment is Bliss

By Lorraine Pursell What does that mean – alignment? Think of your front tires –wobble, shimmy, especially at certain speeds ...
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