Was it the sea?
Responding, maybe, to celestial force?
To be safe, I prayed.
I tried to be a better person.
These words were written by Louise Gluck who won the Nobel Prize for Literature earlier this month.
What a month it has been for women in the Bay Area.
Here are a few October highlights: First, the Bay Area’s Nobel Laureate: U.C. Berkeley biochemist Jennifer Doudna won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Next, without getting political, it is noteworthy that California’s U.S. Senators are Bay Area women, that one is running to be Vice President, and that they questioned the woman nominated to join the Supreme Court.