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!”

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)”

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”

#GivingTuesday All Month Long…

Let’s share our abundance with others! Greetings Goddesses! If you are like me, the thoughts of giving piles of tangible holidays gifts causes some discomfort. This year our family is trying something new and gifting local charities instead of ourselves. We will use this “Choose-A-Charity” graphic to coordinate our charitable donations. How? Easy! Here areContinue reading “#GivingTuesday All Month Long…”

A Call to Arms of Love / Pantsuit Nation

When I let myself dwell on the volcanic eruption of hatred towards women and “others” that just spewed from this election, I get the blues. Just as the first Black US presidency highlighted simmering racial issues, Hillary Clinton’s candidacy highlighted the simmering misogyny, now out in the open for all to see. She was subjected toContinue reading “A Call to Arms of Love / Pantsuit Nation”