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I am conscious of my body and the things it is capable of Which is everything I choose so I decide and decipher what my soul is tied to and which paths will be left untrodden Because at night I always walk alone A blast of swirling questions fear and judgement rain down but I … Continue reading

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New Libations from the Makers of Haterade

Okay, okay, it’s time to get my activist pants back on.  I don’t feel “ready” or like I have more to add than anyone else on any one subject, but unless other people who think like that start using their voices, too, this world is going to stagnate into a foul cesspool of power and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Wise, Wordful Women

Welcome to Wordless Wednesday  Thanks for stopping by!  The National Women’s Hall of Fame turned 43 on Saturday and Inductee, Astronaut and first American Woman in space, Sally Ride died yesterday of pancreatic cancer. With my head surrounded by writing about these powerful, inspiring women, I’ve come across some images that I hope speak to … Continue reading

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What We Can Learn From Sally Ride and Her Parents

Astronaut and first American woman in space, Sally Ride has died of Pancreatic cancer at 61 in San Diego, Ca. Her Facebook page reads, “Sally lived her life to the fullest, with boundless energy, curiosity, intelligence, passion, commitment, and love. Her integrity was absolute; her spirit was immeasurable; her approach to life was fearless.” Her … Continue reading

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Small Steps for Womankind: The Woman’s Hall of Fame Turns 43

We’ve all heard the saying,  “Well behaved women seldom make history”Laurel Thatcher Ulrich The Tea Table used to signThe Declaration of Sentiments in 1848 It might as well be the motto for the National Women’s Hall of Fame, created 43 years ago today (that’s 1969, for those of you who haven’t had your coffee) in … Continue reading

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V-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named

There has somethingvelied, unseen, undiscussed in our world. It is one of the most powerful forces on earth; so powerful warshave been waged all throughout history just for its favors, there are books, classes, lives dedicated to knowing it better. It is everywhere; your house, stores, books, TV, your own mother. Unfortunately, dear reader, this … Continue reading

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AP Moms Don’t Think We’re Better Than You: We Just Want Our Kids To Be

Yes, yes I am. And so are you. There is a lie going around the internet. It’s perpetuated and exacerbated by social media sites, newspapers, magazines and most scarily, mothers themselves. This damaging and divisive lie is everywhere these days, and is growing like a cancer in our society. The lie is that mothers can be … Continue reading