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Does Baby Talk Equal Wisdom?

Am I the only person who grinds her teeth when a grown woman speaks with that ‘valley girl’ ‘little girl’ pitch in her voice? The trend started probably 20 years ago, and I had hoped it would remain on the west coast where it was purportedly started. But, no, it caught on and spread across… Continue reading Does Baby Talk Equal Wisdom?

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Women of the World

The Travel Theme Challenge is all about women this week, and here are pictures of women doing what women around the world do: cook, feed, care, create, play, smile, question, and bravely live their lives. Find more great shots at: https://wheresmybackpack.com/2017/03/11/travel-theme-woman/    

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What Still Fits ?

A group of family women were entertaining themselves over the Thanksgiving dinner table when the topic of weight surfaced. Not unusual after a third helping of pumpkin pie and Blue Bell ice cream. We were lamenting how the distribution of our weight seems to shift, especially when 20, 30, 40 pounds have been added to our… Continue reading What Still Fits ?

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“I’m a Liberal,” She Whispered

Who knew? Who knew I would cry in despair for 2 days after the election? Who knew thousands of women across this nation would be crying over the results? Who knew dozens of those women live in within 20 miles of me? Who knew?   Well, I didn’t know any of that. It took several… Continue reading “I’m a Liberal,” She Whispered

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Motivation Mondays: Women’s Equality Day #Quotes

Originally posted on Mirth and Motivation:
“The day will come when man will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of the nation. Then, and not until then, will there be the perfect comradeship, the ideal union between the sexes that shall result in the highest development of the…