“I WISH IT NEED NOT HAVE HAPPENED IN MY TIME,” SAID FRODO.
“SO DO I,” SAID GANDOLF, “AND SO DO ALL WHO LIVE TO SEE SUCH TIMES. BUT THAT IS NOT FOR THEM TO DECIDE. ALL WE HAVE TO DECIDE IS WHAT TO DO WITH THE TIME THAT IS GIVEN US.”
J.R.R. TOLKIEN, THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
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Tag Archives: women’s history month
In November, 2013 when I first published this post I was struggling with losses so overwhelming I felt like a stranger in my own skin. If I had had a voice, that voice would have been the lone one crying … Continue reading
I dearly love the state of Texas, but I consider that a harmless perversion on my part, and discuss it only with consenting adults. – Molly Ivins (1944 – 2007) Although Molly Ivins was born in Monterrey, California in 1944, … Continue reading
This post is actually a combination of two I wrote in prior years on the life of one of my favorite writers, Maya Angelou. The first was written on the day of her death in May, 2014, the second on … Continue reading
Thank you very much, Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Last night Congresswoman Waters (D – Cal) received the Chairman’s Award at the 50th NAACP Image Awards. Her acceptance speech included the following: “After a long career journey, tonight I stand before you … Continue reading
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Although Molly Ivins was born in Monterrey, California in 1944, her family wasted no time in moving her as a young child to Texas where she grew up and lived off and on for the rest of her life. I claim … Continue reading
March is Women’s History Month as my good friend Luanne reminded me with her post last week, and today I salute the Little Women of Worsham Street who were my special friends in the Texas years from 2010 – 2014. … Continue reading