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Life is meant to be lived; cherish the exciting moments, and relish in those all too brief moments of relaxation. I am here to live my own life, and live it passionately. A Little HerStory serves as a vessel to project my passions, and clue in my loyal readers as to what inspires me in this crazy world. So, sit back, relax, and read on.

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November 10, 2019

One of my favorites.  She turned 70 this week.

Bonnie Lynn Raitt was born on 8th November 1949 in Burbank, California. Her parents were John Raitt, a handsome, strong voice star of many stage productions and musicals; Oklahoma, Carousel, Pajama Game, Kiss Me Kate, Annie...

November 7, 2019

  

With a broad smile, she jokes, yes, her last name is really Outlaw!  Ironically, this woman of grit and determination, is the Chief of Police in Portland, Oregon. Danielle Outlaw was born in 1975 in California. Her father worked for the department of transportat...

November 3, 2019

The young author of this work, Teagan Archer, has stolen my heart!  She is junior high school student in Mancos, CO were I reside. A friend mentioned that she had written a poem about Katherine Switzer. That name rattled around in my head until I remembered (with a lit...

October 31, 2019

From GRAZIA Middle East,  October 17, 2019 by Zahara Kahn

Though Greta Thunberg has undoubtedly been the most uttered name in the realm of activism making her a leading contender for the Nobel Peace Prize, two high-achieving Muslim women are hot on her heels.

Last week,...

October 27, 2019

   

A headline about a mother daughter duo caught my eye, and I knew I had to find out more about this family and share what I found.  Hope you enjoy. 

There are more than 40,000 flights per day in the U.S., but the chances of seeing a female pilot are less tha...

October 24, 2019

   

Photo Credit: Library of Congress

She has been called the Joan of Arc of the suffrage movement and often seen astride a white horse in photographs while leading more than 8,000 marchers at the head of the March 3, 1913, suffrage parade held the day before Woodro...

October 20, 2019

Excerpted from the L.A. Times, October 7, 2019

By Terry Tempest Williams

This essay, “The Liturgy of Home,” is an excerpt from “Erosion,” a new collection by Terry Tempest Williams. Her previous works include “The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National...

October 17, 2019

           

October 17, 2019

The 100th anniversary of women attaining the vote is near.  What a struggle it was to gain a right that was already theirs.  We may forget how hard women fought for this right.  I keep thinking that we may take it for granted and some may not even chose to exercise thi...

October 15, 2019

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