Entries by Katherine Fry

Land Surveying: Various Aspects of the World’s Second Oldest Profession

Land Surveying: Various Aspects of the World’s Second Oldest Profession Land surveying is defined as a method of scientifically and/or legally determining the location of points on the earth’s surface. It also includes establishing the distance between those points and the angles created by them. Often referred to as the world’s second-oldest profession, land surveying […]

Menstruation in Tudor Times

How did Tudor Women Cope with the Physical, Religious, and Moral Expectations? It has been happening to women since the dawn of time and yet, during the Tudor age, society rarely spoke of it. Known as the monthly curse, coming of age, or period, menstruation has been referred to, across the ages, by many different […]

Deep Inside I Always Wanted Children

To Have Children Or Not To Have Children? That Is The Question. Deep inside I always thought I wanted children…probably… eventually…possibly. When I graduated from college in the late 1990s, friends started having children while I remained happily unencumbered. Even after I married, our family planning consisted of not having children right away. And when […]

What in the World is Going on in Dubai?

 A Tale of Princesses, Fabulous Wealth And Unimaginable Human Rights Violations Princess Haya of Jordan, for many, is a feminist icon. She, along with her sister-in-law Queen Rania of Jordan, and her step-mother, Queen Noor of Jordan, is often referred to as one of “the Supermodel Queens of the Middle East.” The Princess’ 2004 marriage […]

The Border, Immigrants, and Humanity

As an American, I am well aware of the issues with immigrants and the border. I have heard on the news every day, recently, that concentration camps exist there. As I am from German ancestry, and a person, I am well aware that concentration camps are unacceptable and inhumane, bringing misery to humanity. I am […]

Should Birth Control Be Available Over The Counter?

AOC, Ted Cruz, and a Bi-Partisan Solution The internet went abuzz today with news that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) and Ted Cruz bipartisanly agreed to lobby for a bill that would make birth control pills available over the counter. This is significant because these two individuals represent different parties with very different philosophies regarding reproduction. Ted […]