As I write this post, I'm sitting in The Wishing Chair. That's the name of a 10,000 Maniacs album from 1985, and also reflects my wish that the band be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It would be a much-deserved honor.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is about organizations and corporations who prey on women when they are at their most vulnerable, when they're sick, frightened, about to lose a symbol of their womanhood. And we fall for it.