Welcome to A Little HerStory

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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January 30, 2020

I heard a comment the other day that really shocked me. The person was saying that they did not like celebrating March as Women's History Month, or February as Black history month because she felt that it underscored the unusualness of women or blacks succeeding.  I wa...

January 26, 2020

By ALEX BURNESS | aburness@denverpost.com | The Denver Post January 25, 2020

Colorado’s oldest living Holocaust survivor will speak out “until the last of my breath”

At 98 years old, Fanny Starr is working to help pass a bill in the Colorado legislature to...

January 23, 2020


Mary Edwards Walker was for in Oswego, New York, on November 26, 1832.  She was the daughter of Alvah and Vesta Walker and the youngest of seven children.  She had five sisters and one brother.  Alvah, her father,  was a country doctor and a participant in many...

January 19, 2020

I'm sitting at the computer working, listening to this by Buffy.  I thought I would share to go with the earlier post about her.  


January 19, 2020


She grew up close to where I grew up. I knew so little about her.  She has fascinated me with her grace and no nonsense approach to life. A friend attended classes with her in Amherst. She always spoke her truth and I loved that.  Recently, I have discovered mor...

January 18, 2020

I am home for three days, uninterrupted and am thrilled. Getting caught up! I wanted to say thanks to those who stop in and read what I put here and sometimes offer feedback. I am very grateful.  

I hope your weekend is long and lovely as we contemplate the l...

January 12, 2020

Meet the all Women Indigenous Fire Crew fighting to protect the sacred land, family and community in Australia, by Sue Smethhurst, photo by Jessica Shapiro  appearing inThe Australian Women's Weekly Jan 2020.

Charmaine Sellings keeps a close eye on inky clouds...

January 9, 2020


I saw some obscure mention of this woman and she caught my attention.  I was unable to find much about her, but still think she needs to be remembered.  The historical society in Nevada has a sketchy record of her life.  

Annie Lowry was born on No...

January 5, 2020


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There comes a day, somewhere in the middle of every woman’s life, w...

January 2, 2020

Wishing you a Happy New Year. Thank you for stopping by here today and over the past year.  Your interest in this site inspires me to keep it going. May 2020 bring many blessings into your life. 

As we reflect on a new year and the beginning of a new decade, we hav...

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