Tag Archives: women’s history month

my new BFF Ellen


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

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Talking Guns with Texan Molly Ivins


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

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maya angelou: a woman of substance and survival


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

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I got the gavel, and I’m not afraid to use it


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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hail, hail – the gang’s all here


Christmas memories seem strange on Good Friday, but then the mind often ignores time or at least is able to reconstruct its meandering corridors to bring buried secrets to the surface of consciousness. One of my favorite Christmas gifts when … Continue reading

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talking guns with Texas columnist Molly Ivins


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

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saluting the Little Women of Worsham Street for women’s history month


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

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