{Fall 2015} A Search for Modest Sewing Patterns

Dearest Sweet Peas, I sat at the pattern table during a recent outing to the fabric store. Pattern books were strewn about. While chatting with a friend also sitting at the table, (how I wish we could have done this with a cup of tea in hand), I gathered quite a list of modest patterns […]


Martha’s Story: TMS Offers an Alternative to Medication and ECT

I haven’t read many paragraphs that articulate depression as accurately as this one, in Martha Rhodes’s riveting memoir, 3000 Pulses Later: At that moment, my pain felt equal to—if not even more than—what I imagined any physical illness could pose. The constant anxiety, sadness, fear, and despair strangled me. I felt inexorably alone and as…