Wonder Woman and Sheena, Queen of the Jungle

These two women played a significant role in my young life. As I looked around me, almost all of the “important people” seemed to be men, almost all the “wisdom speakers” were men and all of the “leaders” were men. Thank goodness that my home did not mirror these ways of dealing with the world. […]

Ode to Eleanor Roosevelt – First Woman President of the USA

I was born during Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Presidency. Indeed, I was well on my way to being a teenager without knowing any other President. I remember thinking when he died that I did not really know what it was like having anyone else as President. Eleanor was not in the spotlight much and she was […]