Do women really have intuition? Why not, indeed? It took something like that for us to survive this long. But will it stay with us if things really get "better"? If we do have, where did we get it?
It's an uncomfortable sensation that I've had many times before. I'm sitting at a table, slowly eating a fruit salad and sipping a coke. I'm alone. I mean I'm really alone. I am just watching people walk by - they're chatting, laughing, scowling, bickering; walking along with a totally blank expression, dazed. And that's when it hits me. I'm alone.
It's funny, isn't it, when we suddenly find ourselves in these relationships, ignoring the gaping cracks that would eventually level the whole structure? After all, it wasn't as if we fought about things-our silence in response to a particular action lobbed the time bomb back and forth between...
Sonia Fuentes Pressman
As a member of the Boards of the National Woman's Party (NWP), I am frequently at its headquarters, the Sewall-Belmont House. It is always an awesome experience to be among the treasures of the House, such as the desks of Susan B. Anthony and Alice Paul, NWP's founder; the early American chair used by Elizabeth Cady Stanton; and the portraits, busts, and statues of pioneer feminists.