Tag Archives: Women

Vietnam Women’s Memorial

Tomorrow–Nov. 11th is Veterans Day and the 20th anniversary of the dedication of the Vietnam Women’s Memorial in Washington, DC. Women veterans came from all over, including Australia. Cheering people lined the parade route. It was too crowded for me … Continue reading

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Makers

If you watched Markers, what did you think? I’ve gotten emails asking me & here’s one of my replies: “Watching it was a roller coaster ride–my favorite part was the archival footage of events & people &, oh, do we … Continue reading

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Women and Presidential Politics

Just got word that my blog post, “Women and Presidential Politics” is now up on “The Public Humanist,” where I’m a contributing blogger.  Here’s the link: http://www.valleyadvocate.com/blogs/home.cfm?aid=15861

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Paperbacks Available!

I serendipitously discovered that Adventurous Women: Eight True Stories About Women Who Made a Difference and Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts: A History of Burial are now available in paperback!  Here links: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/adventurous-women-penny-colman/1111508013?ean=9780805097375 http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/corpses-coffins-and-crypts-penny-colman/1102676297?ean=9780805082210      

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Speaking Date

Here is the flyer about my upcoming “Celebration Women” presentation in Rochester, NY, on Tues, 9/25, 6:30 pm. Patricia Deane, a club member, made the arrangements; I am looking forward to it! Zonta International is a global organization of executives … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter Statue

Hip, hip hurrah – – another landmark to women, a 6-foot bronze statue of a Rosie the Riveter, created by sculptor John Giannotti. Even after I’ve written a book, in this case Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home … Continue reading

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Women in Egypt

One of my sons just sent me this email re the role of women in the protests in Egypt: Hi Mom, Here is a great link to an article about the role of women in the protests- and the role … Continue reading

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Women objets d’art

A videographer recently requested a photograph of my books with “objects.”  I was baffled about what to use, until Linda suggested our collection of women objects d’art!  The two reclining women are reading a book and were brought to us … Continue reading

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BookWomen

This summer I was delighted to finally meet Mollie Hoben, co-founder with Glenda Martin, of the Minnesota Women’s Press that organizes terrific Reading Retreats and Book Groups on the Road excursions and publishes bookWomen, a magazine about books written by … Continue reading

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