Tag Archives: Sophie
For those of you who followed my Sophie & Sophie/Grammy Day posts, (search “Sophie”) here is a photographic update: Sophie, age 13, with her parents, Jonathan and Katrin, June 22, 21017, the day she graduated from 8th grade.
Yesterday Sophie, who was here for the day, asked me to play ping pong. Typically I’m willing to move my piles of work off the table that is in my basement office. However my work wasn’t the only stuff on … Continue reading
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
Since I last posted, I’ve given a couple of book talks/lectures, shivered through Sophie’s riding lessons (is it warmer on the back of a horse?), celebrated one of my son’s birthday (& how did they all get to be in … Continue reading
Tomorrow is the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Factory fire in which 146 workers, mostly young immigrant women died. It was a pivotal event for Frances Perkins, who witnessed the event. Appointed the chief investigator for the commission that investigated … Continue reading