"Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all, By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall;" ~ The Liberty Song, by John Dickenson This Fourth of July I find myself in a more reflective than celebratory frame of mind. The "united we stand, divided we fall" thing weighs heavily on my mind. I think about … Continue reading Happy Fourth, Fifth and Beyond
I've always been attracted to women who are assertive and have confidence - qualities older women possess. They've been on the Earth a little longer. They're more seasoned. They don't play games. They know what they want, and they're not afraid to tell you." ~ Taye Diggs “The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.” … Continue reading The Grit — and Power of Older Women
I am thankful for all the difficult people in my life; they have shown me exactly who I do not want to be. ~ Author Unknown Note to Readers: I am back after a lengthy hiatus. This past spring my husband, Ted, and I decided to sell our home and move on to the somewhat … Continue reading Is That Pain In Your Neck — Your Boss?
"Pain is such an uncomfortable feeling that even a tiny amount of it is enough to ruin every enjoyment." ~ Will Rogers Is your boss the cause of that chronic pain in your neck? Or is that pain -- or the pain in your back, butt, shoulders, hips, hands, feet, knees or joints -- stemming from … Continue reading That Pain In The Neck Might Not Be Your Boss
"See the bowtie? I wear it and I don't care. That's why it's cool." ~ Steven Moffat, writer and producer, Doctor Who and Sherlock Back in 2010, writer-producer Steven Moffat did not want his eleventh Dr. Who star, Matt Smith (who also appeared in The Crown on Netflix in 2016-17 as Prince Phillip) to wear … Continue reading Bow Ties – Tying One On at Work
“If the cure for cancer was in the mind of a girl, we might never discover it.” ~ Myra Sadker This year's Women's History Month theme is "Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women." An honoree of this year's National Women's History Project is Margaret Dunkle, who was instrumental in putting Title … Continue reading Women’s History Month – Honoring Myra Sadker
"Without Billie Jean King I don't know if any of us female athletes would be here." ~ Serena Williams Today is International Women's Day, and in the United States March is Women's History Month. Each year during this month, the National Women's History Project (NWHP) honors women in history with a theme, and this year it's … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Thank you, Billie Jean King
"Fashions fade, style is eternal." —Yves Saint Laurent With the trend toward dressing down at work continuing, it is important for women to remember that the power suit is still a thing. The Suit - The Great Equalizer The struggle for equality in the workplace is ongoing; but to make progress in all fields women … Continue reading The Power Suit – It’s Still A Thing
"You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today." ~ Abraham Lincoln With the voices of women echoing from the ranks of the entertainment industry and the chambers of Congress about the evils of sexual harassment, the jaw-dropping numbers of powerful men toppling from their pedestals and promises of severe consequences to perpetrators … Continue reading Will Corporate America Please Stand Up?
"Let us begin the revolution and let us begin it with love: All of us, black, white, and gold, male and, female, have it, within our power to create a world we could bear out of the desert we inhabit for we hold our very fate in our hands." ~ Kate Millet, Sexual Politics (1968) A new 21st … Continue reading Men and Women In The Workplace: A New Hope