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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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March 29, 2020

A question was recently posed: What do we know about the flu pandemic as it affected our little town in 1918.  I searched but could find little on the subject. I thought this article addressed a reason and offered a look at the role of women as nurses throughout that p...

March 27, 2020

"Speak quietly to yourself
and promise there will be better days.
Whisper gently to yourself and provide assurance
that you really are extending your best effort.
Console your bruised and tender spirit with
reminders of many other successes.
Offer comfort in practical...

March 22, 2020

Let's not lose our sense of humor during these unprecedented times!  Stay safe friends. Hope you enjoy this! 

March 22, 2020

These are strange times.  Things seem surreal.  Solitude has been imposed on many.  Let's look at it as a challenge to be creative. 

From Brain Pickings BY MARIA POPOVA

Artist Louise bourgeois on How Solitude Enriches Creative Work

“You are born alone. You...

March 19, 2020

These are most unusual times. 

Be safe my friends.  Follow protocol.  Be calm.  I send you love. 

An Imagined Letter from Covid-19 to Humans - by Kristin Flyntz

Stop. Just stop.
It is no longer a request. It is a mandate.
We will help you.

We will bring the...

March 15, 2020

Relax, reset and enjoy. 

March 15, 2020

This is an unusual post, but these are unusual times.  A forced reset? was written by a woman named Kizzen Lakai. 

I share it with you because it feels like one of the sanest and most heartfelt pieces I have read lately.  Stay safe, take precautions, don't panic, b...

March 12, 2020


Some information gathered from the BBC

Claudette Austin Colvin was born on September 5, 1939. She was the daughter of Mary Jane Gadson and C.P. Austin. Her parents were poor and they were unable to care or support her so she was adopted by Mary Ann and Q.P. Colvi...

March 8, 2020

I would like to introduce you to a powerhouse of a woman. She is a real life friend of a friend.  I just learned of her this past week.   I was wowed.  

Glenis Gale Redmond’s love of words has carried her across the country for two decades. She logs...

March 5, 2020

On August 18th, 2020,  we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Suffrage.  We must never forget how hard so many worked and for so long to obtain this right. 

Women’s rights are the fundamental human rights that were enshrined by the United Nations for every huma...

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