Jealousy is such an interesting thing to me. As immediate and intense as it feels when it hits, it has always struck me as a secondary — a smokescreen for something else.
On finding her love for craft arts:
In today's SEXISM IS REAL, EVERYWHERE news: The Dalai Lama.
At first, I felt like an abandoned ten-year-old, dropped off at a remote summer camp—with the extra added attraction of no cell phone reception or Wi-Fi. I thought the hardest part of the weekend was going to be picking out a robe. Boy, was I wrong!
By normal measures of imperial China, Empress Wu Zetian did a pretty solid job. So why has she been impugned in history?