Too much going on to be a frequent poster here...or infrequent. Yet I want to stay with blogging as a practice even while I need more thought on its structure for the future.
My neighbor Joella demonstrates a perfect solution for all those buttons we collected in second wave activity in last century--coast to coast. Hers in Oregon, mine mostly Baltimore and New York. Gun control is a shared focus through Ceasefire Oregon.
Marian Wright Edelman on Inauguration Day 2013 in conversation with Melissa Harris-Perry wears image of Sojourner Truth. Takes our feminism back to the 19th century struggle for African-American equality. Read Ta-Nehisi Coates in the March Atlantic on why the re-election of Obama matters even more than the first.
"Do Everything" was her motto. Is it mine? Her unusual book, "A Wheel with in Wheel: How I Learned to Ride the Bicycle" used that newly-introduced contrivance as a metaphor for women's lives. An excerpt HERE with comments by a contemporary blogger.
And so you have it: Black History month (a young friend recently pointed out is the shortest month of the year) and the upcoming Women's History Month. Both of which call out for celebration more often. I hope to do my part one day soon but till then...