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A Woman Should/Could/Will/Is…

Even though I dislike ‘shoulds’ this is a great reminder to enjoy being a woman, to honor our past, and to keep something in our closets that makes us remember we are indeed special. Thanks to Medium for sharing at  http://Be Yourself <letters@medium.com> Quote A woman should have enough money within her control to move out… Continue reading A Woman Should/Could/Will/Is…

Ireland · Mexico · Nadia Merrill · Photo Challnge · road signs · Roads · San Miguel de Allende · Signs · Trump · women · Women's March in Washington · Women's March On Washington

A Year of Signs

This week’s Photo a Week Challenge has a theme of ‘signs’, and the first picture of a sign I found in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico recently. See more signs at https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2017/12/28/a-photo-a-week-challenge-signs-3/   The sign reads: ‘Keep Calm, You’re on the Fun Side of Trump’s Wall‘.  Someone rubbed out the ‘T’ in Trump, but you get… Continue reading A Year of Signs

food · humor · lunch · women

5 Courses and 3 hours

“Is this all there is?” my sister asked as she looked at the plate that had been placed in front of her. “There is more to come,” I assured her. And indeed there was, in slow, agonizing courses. To say we weren’t exposed to fancy meals or menus during our lifetime would be an understatement… Continue reading 5 Courses and 3 hours

adults · baby-talk · child-like speech · girls · hearing aids · little girls · speech patterns · valley girls · women

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?

African women · Black women · Chinese women · Hispanic women · Indian women · Mexican women · Travel Theme Challenge · White women · women

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/    

aging · bra · family · funny · humor · musings · socks · Thanksgiving · weight · women

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 ?

Crying · Election · election results · Hiding · Silent · Tears · women

“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

Great quotes to celebrate Women’s Equity Day August 26. https://mirthandmotivation.com/2016/08/22/motivation-mondays-womens-equality-day-quotes/ 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… Continue reading Motivation Mondays: Women’s Equality Day #Quotes