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Author Archives: Penny Colman
Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s great, great granddaughter, Coline Jenkins, who wrote a wonderful blurb for my book, just emailed me this photo from Washington, D.C. Linda and I managed to knit 4 “pussy hats,” as per instructions on the “Pussyhat Project” … Continue reading
My longtime friend Molly Murphy MacGregor, Executive Director and Cofounder of the National Women’s History Project (the group that spearheaded the establishment of National Women’s History Month) just sent me a jpeg of their wonderful new publication. I bought several … Continue reading
Today – January 11th – in 1885 Alice Paul was born. A key leader in women’s fierce fight for the vote, Alice Paul was arrested, jailed, and force fed, all for the right to vote, a sacred right. One of … Continue reading
Tomorrow – January 10 – in 1917, a band of bold suffragists, led by Alice Paul, launched a new tactic in the ceaseless fight for the vote – picketing the White House, (occupied by President Woodrow Wilson). At 10 a.m., … Continue reading
If you watched my segment on the Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum” (1/2017), here is more information about my position on the issue of the model for the “We Can Do It”. (The poster was renamed “Rosie the Riveter” … Continue reading
FYI: An interview I did for Mysteries at the Museum about another woman claiming to be the model for the We Can Do It Poster will be aired tonight on the Travel Channel at 10 pm EST.
FYI: Faith Spotted Eagle, a member of the Yankton Sioux tribe, head of the Brave Heart Society, and a leader in victories against the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline. – is the first indigenous leader to receive a vote … Continue reading
West outside for lunch yesterday – Winter Solstice – to discover a deer in my garden and a large flock of geese honking overhead. So happy that i got pictures of both!
For years, Linda and I have bought our Christmas tree today from a guy who is a teacher. We bond on the teacher connection. In the past he was selling with a teacher buddy. This year he was selling with … Continue reading