What Would Ma Ingalls Do?

Tuesday, August 16, 2005

For All Of Us...

... but especially Jeanne:

The Greek word oikos, meaning house, is the root of the word ecologist, which could be defined as, among other things, housewife. It's not that I'm so fixated on housewives, who are one among many categories of individual that have taken power to change the world, and it's not that I believe that the category housewife is so compelling a definition of women who have other lives before and after and often during staying home with kids....

From this article.


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