Excellent article. And here's something that backs you up from the redoubtable Eleanor Roosevelt: "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." Seems like you will not be giving your consent to anyone's nasty judgements any time soon!

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Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.

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Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.

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