Tag Archives: Friendship

Marie White’s Bearded Irises

Many, many years ago an older woman, an artist, lived across the street from me. We never really talked, just smiled and waved. Then one day she moved away to a nursing home. A year or so later, she called … Continue reading

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Book Covers

NEW paperback edition of Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts: A History of Burial. NEW paperback edition of Eizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World!  Both different from the original hardback edition. What do you think?  … Continue reading

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Emily Dickinson & Helen Hunt Jackson: Another Famous Friendship

Helen of Troy will die, but Helen of Colorado, never.  You’ve probably heard of Helen of Troy, labeled in Greek mythology as the most beautiful woman in the world.  But who, you’re most likely wondering is  “Helen of Colorado?”   … Continue reading

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Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

 Elizabeth Cady Stanton dedicated her “Reminiscences” to Susan B. Anthony, her “steadfast friend for half a century.” She also devoted two chapters to Susan: “So closely interwoven,” she wrote, “have been our lives, our purposes, and experiences that, separated, we … Continue reading

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Women’s History Landmarks Galore!

A family affair: At a recent family event in Pittsburgh PA, my sister Cam, who came from CA, and my brother Kip and sister-in-law Lisa (from NY), agreed to help me find the women’s history landmarks in Pittsburgh on the … Continue reading

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Beautiful Friendship

“This beautiful friendship”: Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s daughter Maggie’s description of her mother and Susan B. Anthony as they created the monumental “History of Woman Suffrage”: “They write page after page with alacrity, they laugh and talk, poke the fire by … Continue reading

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“Feminist Refresher: Susan B. Anthony and

A post I was invited to write for The Public Humanist, a Mass Humanities group blog just went up online. The title is, “Feminist Refresher: Susan B. Anthony’s and Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s Friendship of Activism.” Here’s the link http://www.valleyadvocate.com/blogs/home.cfm?aid=15625

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New Book Talk

I just finished a new book talk with a PowerPoint for my presentation in Washington, DC next week at the monthly meeting of the Clearinghouse on Women’s Issue.  For this one I wrote eight summaries of the achievements/contributions of Elizabeth … Continue reading

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On Doing Research

With a little over a month until the publication date–May 10th–of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World, I’m going to write a series of posts about pieces of my research process.  Yes, “pieces” … Continue reading

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The Huffington Post

Kate Kelly, a regular blogger for The Huffington Post, wrote wonderful words about my forthcoming book (pub date May 10th). Here’s the direct link http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kate-kelly/book-a-friendship-that-ch_b_836438.html

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