HerStories

Welcome to the single-page entry concerning the most relevant information about what Tami Richards; history enthusiast, reader, writer, is up to. Presented below, In reverse chronological order, is her electronic portfolio:
Updated post on her Willamette Valley Blog about Fairview Training Center becoming Pringle Creek Community.
Newest read: Raising the Bar by Ruth Rymer.  A thought-provoking demonstration of a woman’s true grit to secure fair and equitable treatment for women in the legal system.
This video is not my work, but I’m going to embed it in the Juana Azurduy Padilla profile I’m working on:
A few interesting additions to my history, reading, writing blog, (which I totally recommend, btw)
Yennenga is a piece which will be included on a blog hop for women’s history month 2022.
A review of Humanity’s Grace by Dede Montgomery – a book that totally surprised me.
WIP: BRANCHES was born from my interest in local history, – specifically logging history in the case of BRANCHES – my granddaughter’s fascination with Native American culture and history, a Bible found inscribed with the name of a 20 year old soldier killed in Vietnam, the rise in homeless and/or drug addled persons, and wondering if…when a person dies – do their deeds die or do they live on in the deeds done by those they left behind? — Their branches.
A piece about Beverly Cleary featured on the website of Literary Ladies Guide.
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An overview of Who Cares? Thoughts on Apathy, an essay collection imagined to be much coveted by the masses.
…In a separate bit here is my compelling exploration of Biblio in its entirety.
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Here is a review of a very inspirational book by Nava Atlas, The Literary Ladies’ Guide to the Writing Life.
Heroic Vignettes, the series. Around the World with eighty heroines is a work in progress concerned with the exploration of an archetype unfettered by geographical and geopolitical restraints and undaunted by time. YES, we can uncover those seemingly lost to the annals of history… can’t we?worldmap2
Who Cares? An observation of Dorothea Lynde Dix and Nellie Bly concluding that a society neglecting it’s most vulnerable population is indeed wholly poor in virtue.Nellie BlySouth America will be one region featured in Heroic Vignettes.
Literary Ladies Guide has been kind enough to reprint my piece on Hazel Hall  in its entirety.
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BOOK REVIEW of  Beyond the Ripples, written by Dede Montgomery.
ripples montgomeryBlog Post: The Town of Willamette. On my Willamette Valley Heritage blog.
DSC02744A new blog post about the dams which make living in the Willamette Valley possible.  It’s posted on my blog, Willamette Valley Heritage: Barns and Structures. DSC_0443
A Goodreads review for What Story are you Living?  by Dr. Carol S. Pearson
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WIP: Heroic Vignettes; Feminine Chinese, the Fighters and Writers.  
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Work in Progress: Heroic Vignettes: Feminine  West Africans – the Queens and Activists Sarraounia_Mangou
Guest Blog Post at Amazing Women in History lin
 WOODS READER, The People’s TreeWoods+Cover+Q4+1.5in+RGBTREE
Poem-a-day (One April I wrote a poem a day for poetry month. “O’Lean doesn’t really work, but hey – a poem a day anyway)   Diminishing: 
verseWoods Reader, The Valsetz Star
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Willamette Valley Life, Ghost Towns of the Willamette Valleywvl2016
BLOG: WOMEN’S HISTORY AROUND THE WORLDbab
BLOG : Willamette Valley Barns and Structures 12x8wallacerdbarn2
Me! During an interview on radio station KGAL with Jeff McMahon about Willamette Valley ghost towns:13340185_10201598698967471_5468605884319226039_o
OUR USA , American Nostalgia
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Jennifer Vandenberg and I teamed up to write a Western novel:  Cottonwood Justice.
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Heroic Vignettes: Book 1, Feminine Americans
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Long Story, Short ezine
(Poem of the month)  A not-so-tongue-in-cheek yet very clever little (long-ish) bit featuring the semi-complicated roasting of the  self-absorbed navel gazer.  I_Still_Only_See_What_I_Want_to_See.com.
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Willamette Valley Life, Finding Hope at the End of a BrushDr._Norek
 
Our Town, Suffragist in Silverton: Abigail Scott Duniway Fought For Women’s Rightsduniway
Our USA Magazine Poem: My Closet Identity.IMG_20201004_183017330
Willamette Valley Life, Hoop Dreams
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Our Town Life, Classy Cars: Two Cruz-N’s for O’Fest
This I Believe 
Slab Literary Journal, Notes and Grace Notes, More.com
Brandlady.com
Praise and Worship Website
Oregon Home Magazine
 
Herstoria Magazine
Poetry featured on Mr. Sifuentes’ literary blog
Book: “The Canvas Between The Lines”
Brandlady.com
Newbie-writers.com Newsletter
Writing-World.com
18th Century History                                                                                                         

Thanks for visiting,

Tami Richards. History enthusiast, reader, writer.

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