Doris O'Brien is a retired college Speech teacher and banker. She has published two books of humor (Up or Down With Women's Liberation and Humor Me a Little) and for many years contributed light verse to the Pepper 'n Salt column of the Wall Street Journal. She is an avid writer of letters to the editors.
Doris celebrated her 50th wedding anniversary in the same year she welcomed her first grandchild. She now lives in Pasadena with a great view of the San Gabriel mountains — and the annual Tournament of Roses Parade.
She can be reached by e-mail: witsendob at (@) gmail.com
Congressional Bills Introduced: Abortion, Infant Abduction, Human Trafficking & Child Exploitation, Empowering Relatives, Friends, and Co-workers of Domestic Violence Victims to Create Safety Plans
Under the Skin: In my youth we were all expected to keep our feelings under control if not under wraps
Gray Divorce: Higher standards, more opportunities, longer lives, women at work help explain the trend