Author Archives: sharon crasnow

Travel: Italy and other thoughts

Probably the most fascinating part of the trip to Italy this fall was the city of Matera. It’s an ancient city carved into the side of a magnificent limestone ravine. The homes are actually caves, although from the outside you … Continue reading

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Not walking much

That’s my foot and that whitish area in the fifth metatarsal with the little arrow pointing to it is a stress fracture. I am now at the end of 6 weeks of wearing a boot and being on crutches.  I … Continue reading

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Philosophers’ Walk

When I first had the idea that I wanted to start a blog it was shortly after a trip to Kyoto where I had walked along the philosophers’ walk. The name of the blog came to me while I was … Continue reading

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Maybe I Like CrossFit (Guest Post)

Originally posted on Fit Is a Feminist Issue:
In May 2014, emboldened by my successful adventures in cycling – embarking on a new physical activity after 60 (see my Guest Post on this)– I decided that I should try CrossFit. Now…

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New feminist philosophy journal! Four fantastic feminist philosophers are editors of a new philosophy journal!

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Critical thinking and sex/gender differences: The persistence of belief

In the best of times I find teaching critical thinking tremendously frustrating. I do not teach it at all for long stretches as a result, but the five-five schedule of a full-time community college teacher means that I return (frequently) … Continue reading

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Guest Post-Cycling after 60

Please see my Guest Post-Cycling after 60 on Fit, Feminist, and (Almost) Fifty.

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