SPECIAL INVITATION FROM SHEILA MORRIS
The following stories are my version of a few of life’s Four Ticket Rides as seen through the eyes of a woman past 70 who bought and paid for enough tickets to ride all the rides in life…and some of them more than once. Enjoy these rides with me. Buckle up, sit back, and hold on.
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Author Archives: Sheila Morris
I wrote this piece on March 08, 2017 and feel it’s worthy of inclusion in my Women’s History Month this year. I hope you agree. Spring, 2017 will be the year I move on to my 71st birthday. I know, … Continue reading
Much has been said about the new look of Congress as the halls of our nation’s highest legislative chambers began to swarm with new members who were sworn in and trying to find their offices during the first week of … Continue reading
A politician/philanthropist from Faith, North Carolina who settled in Charleston; an attorney who moved to Columbia from Key West, Florida; a midlands YWCA executive director from Detroit, Michigan — three women whose different, yet similar, stories were chronicled in Southern … Continue reading
Don’t get me wrong. The men whose stories were included in Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home are just as important as these women I celebrate today, but it is Women’s History Month after all. As I wrote … Continue reading
“I knew I was a lesbian, and I also knew I wouldn’t disguise who I was, because to do so would send the message to my son Drew there was something wrong with it. If I didn’t name it, if … Continue reading
Although South Carolina has been my home state for nearly 50 years, I was born and grew up in Texas. During one of my countless classic goodbye scenes with my parents in my early twenties, daddy quoted one of his … Continue reading
Last night I took a trip in time travel with Stephanie Rule who narrated a documentary called On the Basis of Sex which looked at the people, places and events that shaped the American woman’s odyssey to become an equal citizen … Continue reading
Oh my, oh my. Sometimes I long for the wit and wisdom of The Red Man who, sadly, left Pretty and me three years ago this month at the ripe old age of 14. Red, our rescued Welsh terrier who … Continue reading
my early years in my hometown of rural Richards, Texas (circa 1949) my dad and me at a family picnic in matching shirts made by my grandmother (circa 1951) a birthday party dress made by my grandmother (circa … Continue reading