Tag: Women’s History Month

My Maternal Grandmother

In my final nod to Women’s History Month, I wanted to share stories from my maternal grandmother’s life.  I’ve enjoyed sharing two other heroes – Jane Addams and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, but our lives are influenced by more by the women directly in our lives. My maternal grandmother had a hard life.  She was orphaned at…

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Anne Morrow Lindbergh

As March finishes off Women’s History Month, I wanted to share about Anne Morrow Lindbergh.  She is best known as the wife of famed aviator, Charles Lindbergh, the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.  She was also the author of the best selling book, Gift From The Sea.  Excerpts of the book…

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I’d Rather Work Than Wish

Jane Addams, 1915. Source: Wikipedia This week’s theme for Six Word Friday is “wish”.  But you know what?  I would rather work than wish.  Wishing serves a purpose.  It helps me identify the dreams and longings of my heart.  But in the end, wishing does nothing but frustrate me.  It doesn’t equal action, it doesn’t…

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