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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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August 29, 2019

Finally, here are a few more of the women with a vision from eXXpedition.  They are doing their part to clean up the planet! We can begin in our own backyards. 

Larissa Clark, Communications Manager

Larissa is a passionate advocate for environmental and social justi...

August 25, 2019

More on the women who lead eXXpedition. They have a vision and they are cleaning up the planet. Let me introduce you to some of them!

Soraya Abdel-Hadi, Operations Manager

Soraya is a sustainability professional and advocate for women’s rights, who is passionate about cr...

August 22, 2019

Excerpted from GOOD, by Heidi Lux 7/19

When I saw this article, I knew that I had to share it.  These women inspired me so much and if I am being completely honest, kind of awakened a spirit of adventure in me.  I will include a brief bio and photo of some of these trul...

August 18, 2019

Margaret E. Kuhn, better known as "Maggie",  was born on August 3rd, 1905 in Buffalo, New York. Her family was conservative and middle class. They moved in 1916 to Cleveland, Ohio where Maggie lived until 1930. 

She attended Western University's College for Women i...

August 15, 2019


I am guessing that at some point in time or history, we have all heard of Lucy Stone.  But what do we really know about her?  Maybe we remember she was a strident voice for suffrage.  That is true, but Lucy Stone was a remarkable woman in many other ways...

August 11, 2019

The Great Depression of the 1930’s hit everyone hard but the remote hills of Appalachia where poverty was already rampant, was one of the hardest hit areas.  The rural mountains were isolated.  The people living there had little or no access to jobs or education. They...

August 8, 2019

Noor Inayat Khan, was technically a Princess. She was the eldest of four children, was born on New Year's Day 1914 in Moscow. Her father was a direct descendant of Tipu Sultan, the 18th century Muslim ruler of Mysore, Tipu, India.  (Sultan, called the Tiger of Mysore,...

August 4, 2019

Maureen has become one of my favorite contemporary poets.  Her work inspires me almost daily.  I am posting this today, with her permission. Please visit her on Facebook (Heart's Calling) or find her books.  She is a treasure. 

About Maureen Kwiat Me...

August 1, 2019

From: assembly.malala.org.  by Shegufa Bayat on July 3, 2019. Photo credit: Daniel Wheeler  

Striking photos show Afghan women climbing mountains and shattering norms.  Pure inspiration!! 

                                     The author, Shegufa Bayat...

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