From March, 2017

2017 Reading Project: Katherine Philips

It’s time for my newest installment of my 2017 reading project. This edition focuses on the first female poet to become popular during her own life time. Katherine Philips wrote about her political convictions, marriage, and the beauty of female friendships.

Women’s History Month Resumed

I have really fallen short with my devotion to Women’s History Month. My goal was to feature one woman per day on my blog, but alas! I set my bar too high, and could not meet my own standard. It has been a busy month as I’ve been working extra shifts because I have a large tax bill to pay next month, I’ve also had to make multiple trips to the dentist and now I’m battling a small bout of illness. No matter, I shall take this time to resume my dedication to recognizing admirable women. Reader, you are in…

Margaret Cavendish

Today’s post is a two-fer. Two-for-one. Margaret Cavendish is listed on my 2017 reading project, and this is Women’s History Month, so what better way to celebrate her life and work? You know the saying “well behaved women rarely make history?” Margaret’s life and work prove that that expression is not without merit. Despite having…

Min Jin Lee

After two days of skipping out on my devotion to Women’s History Month, I’ve decided to return with an entry about the deeply moving novel I just finished and its’ brilliant author. Pachinko was my February Book of the Month Club selection, and I’m patting myself on the back for picking this baby out! There…

Dolly Parton

My fourth installment in my tribute to Women’s History Month is the mesmerizing Dolly Parton. Facts about Dolly are widely available, so this is just a quickie post to tell the world what I love about her.

Recommended Reading: Women’s History Month Edition

In honor of March being Women’s History month I have made it my mission to post about one woman per day. I’m posting about a variety of women, women who are brave or admirable. Women who in some measure make the world a better place to be. However, I have also decided to put together a Women’s History Month reading list. It’s short, but Women’s History Month is only 31 days long.  Here are a few of my favorite books that have been written by women that explore the idea of what it means to be a woman. All of…

Joy Harjo

Today, on the second of March, I’m featuring Joy Harjo as part of my tribute to Women’s History Month.

Bette Midler, Did I Ever Tell You You’re My Hero?

March is Women’s History month. To celebrate, I will publish one post featuring a strong, brave, or otherwise admirable woman per day. I’m getting the ball rolling with a profile of one of my life long heroes and one incredible, divine performer, Bette Midler.