Emily Dickinson: An Independent Creative

Like most of the fascinating women from my childhood, I was only given a tiny blip of information about them.  Oh, but how the world is different now I have Google.  I don’t think 12-year-old me, learning about the poet Emily Dickinson,...

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Sojourner Truth: The Tireless Orator

Sojourner Truth is one of the independent women from history who has stuck in my mind long after reading about her.  I first learned about her in middle school and even though she did some pretty amazing things, it...

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Author Talk: Planners I Like

Last week I told you I would come back and show you some planners I felt were cost effective and useful. The one I really like I purchased at Wal-Mart for under $10.00. What I like...

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Kat Gunn: A Real Gamer Chick

As a gamer myself and lover of a lot of geeky things I find Kat Gunn interesting.  I don’t think my wrists could take playing a game all day every day.  I did that when Unreal Tournament was first...

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Author Talk: What’s The Deal With Planners

As a child of the “Oregon Trail” era, I grew up using paper and pencil for the first half of my academic career.  Computers were only something you used during “lab” or “library” to play games or code little turtles to...

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The Author Talks: My Top 8 Instrumental Songs for Writing

Even though musical talent was one of the few creative outlets my genetics did not bless me with, music is something I still hold dear.  You can’t throw a rock without someone telling you how music is important.  Even I did an...

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Maud Stevens Wagner: Pretty In Ink

I’m not much for tattoos myself, but this lady died a legend.   A rare breed, she started her life in the circus.  It was while working as a performer that she met Gus Wagner whom she later married.  He taught her...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Outspoken Advocate

This lady is still making history!   Appointed to the Supreme Court the same year I entered High School, a review of the internet shows she’s faced both sexism AND ageism in her long career.  She’s become an outspoken champion for women’s equality.  No...

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Tamar: The Mighty King

#WomanWednesday.  These women kick ass while making history! She was so bad ass, they called her a king!  The only child of King Giorgi of Georgia she ruled for 29 years.  Like most affluent women, she was “persuaded” to marry a powerful...

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#WomenWednesday: Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Although this blog will drop at 12 AM on 1/1/2020, I'm probably fast asleep LOL! One of the big things I've learned from all these courses I've been taking is most people want you...

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