In the spring of 1982, as women were fighting for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment, the author was fighting to be let onto a Japanese fishing vessel to do her job as a reporter at sea.
Susan Pollack is an award-winning journalist and author of the “Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives Cookbook: Stories and Recipes.”
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I wanted to believe again in a dream, but I didn’t even know any more what it was.
I love being up and about before the rest of the world fully awakens.
The park has endured war and terrorism, yet it stands as a curious and inspiring place that celebrates life over death, civilization over destruction, peace over war.
After the sustained adrenaline rush of a long, hard winter, embracing the gentler pace of spring, while keeping the shovel out, just in case.
A job soliciting donations in a multitude of accents sets a Salvation Army bell-ringer on the road to finding her own voice as a writer.
When you buy a house, do you inherit a responsibility to its history, as well?
Tax break or not, how could I commit to the junkyard a car that had started up reliably for 22 years?
Just as I was beginning to accept my contrary locks, I lost them altogether to chemotherapy. I began wearing a wig and sheepishly gathering compliments from friends and strangers alike.