Caste In Bone

By M. Jane Letty 1200 words/8 minute read “All Animals Are Equal. But Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others” ~ Animal Farm by George Orwell This essay is from an old sociology assignment, asking the question: How do slavery, caste, and class systems of social stratification differ? What makes all three different, also makes […]

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Little Pitchers Have Big Ears

M. Jane Letty 3500 words/8 minute read The following is a copy of a presentation given by my (late) Great Aunt Floria, who was a school psychologist and later a professor of psychology at UC Berkeley during the 70s and 80s, retiring early/mid 90s. Current events with regard to the psychological effect on children, today, […]

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The Not So Secret Secrets to a Happy Marriage

By M. Jane Letty 700 words/3 minute read What’s the secret to a happy marriage? The simple answer is there is no secret. It’s no secret when two people greet every joy as though expected and meet every challenge as a storm that will pass…if you let them. It’s no secret that dancing in the […]

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Invisible Snitches

All tyrannies rule through fraud and force, but once the fraud is exposed, they must rely exclusively on force. ~George Orwell M. Jane Letty/Media Ferret:3 minute read Feature Article/Non-Fiction/Current Events Originally, I’d drafted a piece to highlight the message of hope NYC must’ve felt at the sight of the USNS Comfort rolling into port in […]

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A Spiritual Apex

M. Jane Letty: Narrative Essay: 8 minute read Forgive me, I haven’t posted for months. Like many writer’s, I’m never satisfied with my work and will sit on something while starting something else until I circle back and find I’ve run out of excuses not to set it free. The following is such a piece, […]

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