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Birthday

Lucky and happy me! I had two birthday celebrations this year with all three of my sons and their families, including 10-year-old Sophie & 6-month-old Balan and Quinn! First the weekend with my brother Kip (his b-day is two days … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Happy Birthday to Elizabeth Cady Stanton, born today–Nov. 12–in 1815 in Johnstown, NY!!! On the day of her birthday in 1880, she began keeping a diary: “My philosophy,” she noted, “is to live one day at a time, neither to … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The extravaganza for Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s 80th birthday in 1895 at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City was organized by the National Woman’s Council, an organization that represented diverse groups of women and their interests. This disappointed some … Continue reading

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Yesterday–Nov. 12th–was Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s 197th birthday! The year–1880–she turned 65th was notable in that she retired after 11 years on the  lecture circuit, which had kept her on the road for 8 months of the year; she attempted to … Continue reading

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Trial Ride with Sophie and Happy Birthday Frances Perkins

I’m going on a trail ride with my granddaughter Sophie (she’s on Spring break) tomorrow, April 10th, and you can be sure, I’ll remember to tell her that it’s the birthday of Frances Perkins, the first woman in the U.S … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Susan B. Anthony!

Today–February 15th–is Susan B. Anthony’s 192nd birthday; there are great festivities in Rochester, including at her gravesite and at a luncheon for 900 people at the Riverside Convention Center. In several states her birthday is a legal state holiday, including … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Sophie!

Today is my granddaughter Sophie’s eighth birthday. She was three years old when I started writing Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World & six when I finished and became ever more interested and … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s Birthday

Nov. 12th–is the 196th birthday of Elizabeth Cady Stanton.  On the 10th at 3:30pm, three of her descendants, Coline Jenkins & her brother Tom, and their French cousin Carolyn Stanton Daures (descendant through Elizabeth’s son Theodore who married a French … Continue reading

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Sophie Update

It’s been a good year in second grade for Sophie.  I visited her class several times: for an author visit to talk about doing research & writing; on “Biography Day”  the culmination of a research/writing/speaking project when Sophie & her … Continue reading

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Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday

Happy Birthday to Susan B. Anthony!  Here’s a piece I wrote for the National Women’s History Project (www.nwhp.org) in honor of SBA’s birthday: Celebrating Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday February 15th is the day to celebrate the birth of Susan B. … Continue reading

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