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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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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

October 13, 2019

    

Much of this information contained here was gathered by Laura Erlich and appeared in the BU Arts and Sciences Magazine in 2018. Photographs by Abie Livesay.  

Thanks to my sweet friend, Karen C., for sharing the love and passion of women's history and Fran...

October 11, 2019

This week posting has been a challenge between computer updates that did not allow me access to my computer, and internet issues that also prohibited computer activities.  Hopefully, regular Sunday and Thursday posting will resume!  

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