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.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.
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?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.South 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. BOOK REVIEW of Beyond the Ripples, written by Dede Montgomery.Blog Post: The Town of Willamette. On my Willamette Valley Heritage blog.A 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. A Goodreads review for What Story are you Living? by Dr. Carol S. Pearson WIP: Heroic Vignettes; Feminine Chinese, the Fighters and Writers. Work in Progress: Heroic Vignettes: Feminine West Africans – the Queens and Activists Guest Blog Post at Amazing Women in History WOODS READER, The People’s TreePoem-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: Woods Reader, The Valsetz StarWillamette Valley Life, Ghost Towns of the Willamette ValleyBLOG: WOMEN’S HISTORY AROUND THE WORLDBLOG : Willamette Valley Barns and Structures Me! During an interview on radio station KGAL with Jeff McMahon about Willamette Valley ghost towns:OUR USA , American NostalgiaJennifer Vandenberg and I teamed up to write a Western novel: Cottonwood Justice. Heroic Vignettes: Book 1, Feminine AmericansLong 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.
Willamette Valley Life, Finding Hope at the End of a Brush Our Town, Suffragist in Silverton: Abigail Scott Duniway Fought For Women’s RightsOur USA Magazine Poem: My Closet Identity.Willamette Valley Life, Hoop DreamsOur Town Life, Classy Cars: Two Cruz-N’s for O’FestThis I Believe Slab Literary Journal, Notes and Grace Notes, More.comBrandlady.comPraise and Worship WebsiteOregon Home Magazine Herstoria MagazinePoetry featured on Mr. Sifuentes’ literary blogBook: “The Canvas Between The Lines”Brandlady.comNewbie-writers.com NewsletterWriting-World.com18th Century History
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