State of the Nation

*Any statements in this issue of the Watch which are not sourced are mine and identified by “WW”.

34% of Americans say the country is headed in the right direction while 59% say it is on the wrong track. This is the highest wrong track number since Trump was elected. Just before the election in October 2016 the wrong track number was 65%. (NBC/WSJ, 4/17) Continue reading “State of the Nation”

Women Women Will Get It Done: Women in the Military and Women Firsts

Women in the Military

In 2013, then Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta lifted the ban on women serving in combat positions in the United States military. While many saw this as a positive step for women in the military, there are still many issues that need to be addressed to allow women the same opportunities as their male counterparts. Continue reading “Women Women Will Get It Done: Women in the Military and Women Firsts”

Women Will Get it Done: Violence against Women and Odds and Ends

There is an epidemic of violence against women in the United States. Every 9 seconds a woman is assaulted; every day more than three women are murdered by their partners; and one in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Continue reading “Women Will Get it Done: Violence against Women and Odds and Ends”

Restaurant: Hunter’s Head Tavern

Hunter’s Head was one of the restaurants that we had heard about from Kathleen and others. On the drive back from lunch at Kathleen’s (which was a treat) we passed Hunter’s Hand and on the spur of the moment stopped in to make a reservation for the following evening. That night we had dinner at Field & Main. Continue reading “Restaurant: Hunter’s Head Tavern”