Category Archives: Write Time Blog

Writer’s blog: the joys and craziness of being a writer and why I wouldn’t do anything else.

Dr. King’s Legacy

My earliest memories are of my little brother having the audacity to come along and steal my mother. I also remember my dad convincing me for a short time that he was Superman. The straw that broke the camel’s back … Continue reading

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Share Women’s History

Today is the last day of Women’s History Month. In recognition, I have created 55+ posts on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest this month trying to publicize the many fascinating women in history. Some are well-known–Susan B. Anthony, Sally Ride, … Continue reading

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Capital City: 5 Musts in the Nation’s Capital

My first visit to Washington, DC* happened in 2014 when one of my sons was touring colleges. We had a day, and if you’re one of the 20 million visitors each year to Washington, DC, you’re laughing right now. After … Continue reading

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Women’s History is Everyone’s History

We may just be two months into 2018, but if social media and award shows are any indication, this is the Year of the Woman. Powered by the #MeToo movement that is educating the world about the prevalence of sexual … Continue reading

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Illinois is 200!

I just received my advanced copies of the March-April issue of Midwest Traveler. The cover story is my Illinois bicentennial article. I once lived in Illinois and loved it. We lived in the Chicago suburbs, and for a girl from … Continue reading

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