The Exponent Blog

Namesake

I love my name. It’s no pseudonym. Deborah. Devorah. Queen Bee. Just dare to call me Debbie as a child and my father would swiftly correct the error. The Hebrew Bible was his standard...

Virtual Oases III

Worth A Look: I really wish I had been in the audience for this Stake Conference talk (scroll down and click on “This talk”) Memoirs of an LDS Policewoman Another reason why feminism is...

What's for dinner?

As someone who is always looking for something new (and easy) to make for dinner, I thought I’d post a meal I love—in fact, I think we’ll be having it for dinner tonight. It’s...

Sisterhood and the Judgement of Paris

I watch, “The Bachelor in Paris.” There, I said it … disparage or pity me if you will. It started innocently enough. Roommate A tivo’d it, and I watched because she was watching. And...

In the Words of Wilford Woodruff

I took a writing class a few years ago in which I was given an interesting assignment. In it we were to take a published journal from some historical figure and write poems using...

Skeleton Woman

An Eskimo myth tells the story of Skeleton Woman—a woman who, punished by her father, lives as a heap of bones at the bottom of a lake until one day a fisherman snags her...

By Way of Introduction

Last night I pulled a pale pink issue of Dialogue off the “Mormon Women” section of my bookshelf. (Do yourself a favor and buy the Fall 2003 edition; it’s devoted entirely on women’s voices,...

Virtual Oases II

Once again, here is a weekend round-up of LDS women’s voices on the web. When your own questions are reflected in your children Julie explores: When Paul says that women should cover their heads,...