Rightfully Hers: Happy 100th to the Suffs!

This August marks the 100th anniversary of the “Women’s Vote” win that was an epic 72-year struggle, spanning two generations of women. Elizabeth Cady-Stanton kicked it off by writing the “Declaration of Sentiments” in 1848 in Seneca Falls, NY, before her daughter Harriot Stanton-Blatch was even born. In 1902 the mom died (at 86 yearsContinue reading “Rightfully Hers: Happy 100th to the Suffs!”

Summer 2020: Justice and Liberty …for all

It is summer solstice, the lazy days should be stretching before us, but instead all the world seems in retrograde. For a long time there have been people working on issues of equality. (That is a vast understatement.) But finally a great many people have joined them and are putting their own shoulders to theContinue reading “Summer 2020: Justice and Liberty …for all”

Book Launch (in social isolation)

At the very beginning of social isolation, the local paper called me to write a story about what one does when your book launch gets swallowed up by the virus. Here is a link to the article: https://www.seacoastonline.com/news/20200409/incident-at-exeter-tavern-author-launches-new-book-in-self-isolation Two months have passed, and I have spent the cold, rainy, and isolated spring of 2020 writingContinue reading “Book Launch (in social isolation)”

Dark n’ Dreary 2018

Dark n’ Dreary in 2018 by RM Allen Hill. Ford. Hopefully there will never be another name added to this list. On September 27th I attended a “Solidarity Speak Out” on City Hall Plaza in Boston to show support for the courage of Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford. That same day she was to testify about herContinue reading “Dark n’ Dreary 2018”

Hot Flash at Night

Ballad of the Hot Flash at Night (to the tune of Beverly Hillbillies)   Come and listen to a story ‘bout a woman in her bed For one full year all a-sweatin’ and a-red Then one day she had had it up to here Sat at her laptop and did a questionnaire (“bout getting oldContinue reading “Hot Flash at Night”