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Listen…Wild Woman is Calling

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

     We can only pretend to be tame for short periods of time. And then, our true nature, the nature that is one with the earth, the moon, the dirt, the plants and the creative spirit has to be let loose. If you don’t embrace your true nature as a woman, your spirit will […]

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Above All, Don’t Let YOUR Vision Be Angry

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Before I even knew there was a name for Vision Boards, I had been using them to create my future.         All of my life, I posted inspirational quotes and pictures on bulletin boards to keep my goals in mind, or just because I enjoyed looking at certain views or thinking about […]

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Being Totally Present is Easier with Yoga

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Every time I attend a yoga class, I think, “Why aren’t I doing this every single day?” I always leave yoga classes feeling better. I am calmer, more centered, and actually, a little friendlier. Life feels…manageable. I have been practicing yoga for almost 20 years. There are quite a few lessons I have learned over […]

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Why I Will March on January 21st, 2017

| January 15, 2017 | 2 Comments

I am not a person to sit still but I was still for a time after November 8th when a fear gripped me that I have never experienced before. How could my country, the United States, elect him? I find myself wondering if people I interact with daily, voted for Trump and what that means. […]

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The United States of America Was the Greatest Country in the World

| December 28, 2016 | 11 Comments

     I grew up believing that The United States of America was the greatest country in the world. It felt strong and comforting to me, even as I navigated the rocky terrain of the women’s movement and fought for women’s rights. Thankfully, I did not grow up in a racist home, though, in reality, […]

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“The Flailing Tail of a Dying Dinosaur” (speech by Carol E. Tracy)

| December 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Readers, this is an exceptionally long post but I encourage you to take the time to read the entire speech. So much of what Ms. Tracy says is close to my heart. Please read, share, and comment. Start the conversations that will help us unify and heal our country. We must all buckle up, make […]

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12 Steps Men Can Take Toward Equality For Women (From NOMAS site)

| December 12, 2016 | 2 Comments

I came across this list and thought it said everything I want to tell men. There are many good men out there who can do so much, yet they don’t. Sometimes it’s because they don’t know what is needed. So, gentlemen, here it is. This is what is needed. Please share.   12 Steps Men […]

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Focus on Kindness and Understanding

| December 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Reading ahead in my book, I spotted this message. I thought about how important it is right now, today, in our world, to do this. Understanding  has to start somewhere, and why not with each of us? We have seen the effects of hate. Let’s try love.   December 11th Focus on Kindness and Understanding […]

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Rape. Rape. Rape. Rape. Rape. Rape. I Am So Tired of Rape.

| November 29, 2016 | 9 Comments

I am tired of hearing about this violence over and over again. I am tired of the brutality. I am tired of thinking about what it means to live in a society that even has something called, “rape-culture.” Rape. Rape. Rape Culture. Victims. Survivors.  Vulnerable women, youths and children. Their stories. Oh, so many stories. […]

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A Letter to America from Leslie Knope, regarding Donald Trump

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

From Diana: Though I have been a Feminist all of my life, I have never been “political,” until now. Now I find it’s time to get political and figure out how to fight the hate. I’ll keep you posted on my path going forward, but this will give you an idea of the direction I […]

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