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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 28, 2019

Inspired by various sources, including vice.com and You Can Thank a Woman for That 

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale was an American writer and an influential editor. She was the author of the nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb". Hale famously campaigned for the creation of...

November 23, 2019

Every once and a while something grabs me and won't let go.  This is one of those beautiful things. It was originally posted on FB by Manisha Kushte, on Midwives of the Soul's site, to Warrior Goddess Women with HeatherAsh Amara. Both sites really worth checking out. I...

November 21, 2019

Published in the Guardian, October 13, 2019, by James Cartwright. 

After almost 1,000 days camping out in a field near Blackpool and obstructing fracking operations, the ‘Nanas’ have seen off energy company Cuadrilla. James Cartwright meets the fearless female activists...

November 17, 2019


There is a book and there is a movie, but do you really know about these women? We need to know them.  

Hidden Figures tells the story of three African American women who literally worked as human computers to figure out issues and solve problems for the engineer...

November 14, 2019

I am always interested in women who are comfortable with themselves, who lead, who love their work.  Maybe this woman spoke to me  because my oldest son is a firefighter, or  maybe because I just loved her spunk and what I perceived as a look of determination and dedic...

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...

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