A polymath (Greek πολυμαθής, polymathēs, "having learned much") is a person whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas.
I fancy myself this type of person - possibly one day I will live up to it.
So many interests so little time....
Actor, Writer, Mother, Wife, Atheist, Home Educator, Secular Humanist
Today, someone in a position to (hopefully) get the discriminatory bill, HB2051, to bite the dust, spoke out in a major way. Representative Zachary Wyatt, a Republican in the Missouri House held a Capitol news press conference today in which he publicly disclosed his sexual orientation and called on the GOP to end the legislation of the Sexual orientation bill, HB2051. Stand with me as a proud Republican, a proud veteran, and a proud gay man who wants to protect all kids… Read more
Last week, the Vatican appointed Archbishop Peter Sartain of Seattle to oversee “reform” of the largest and most influential group of Catholic nuns in the United States, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR). And by reform, they mean silence. The LCWR — created in 1956 by request of the Vatican itself — is comprised of 1500 Women Religious (sisters), representing 80% of the 56,000 religious sisters in the United States. In 2009, the Vatican decided to begin an Assessment of… Read more
About a month ago, Karen Teegarden and Desiree Jordan, after venting over the phone for the past year about the legislation and attacks on the rights of women decided to take it to the streets. On February 19th, 2012, it was time to stop venting and start doing. As Desiree said, “We should just do it… if we build it, they’ll come.” She was right. Quickly gaining in popularity via social media, UniteWomen.org has also drawn the support of NOW,… Read more
Never one to disappoint, former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain expressed a few words yesterday on Fox News that almost defy belief. Almost. We know he has a special place in his heart for the opposite gender… which is probably in the kitchen portion. He was asked why, in a Washington Post-ABC News poll, the public felt President Obama addressed women’s issues better than Mitt Romney while men preferred Romney over Obama among men. Good ol’ Cain had this to… Read more