Category Archives: Future plans

Schedule Update

My faithful readers may have noticed that I have been blogging a little more frequently recently. I have been blogging every Friday since the beginning of 2017. I have deviated from the pattern for two reasons. I did a bunch … Continue reading

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200 and Counting

The post I did last week on the Women’s March was my two hundredth  on this WordPress blog. It was my 238th post if you count the thirty-eight I did  when I had a website hosted by Network solutions which … Continue reading

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Crafts

A few years ago I started crocheting again after not having done it for a long time. I have wound up doing a lot of it. My latest creation is a Pussy Hat to wear at the Women’s March, January … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gilded: How Newport became America’s richest resort

Gilded: How Newport became America’s richest resort by Deborah Davis is a history of Newport Rhode Island with a focus on its wealthy inhabitants. In many very short chapters she tells interesting anecdotes about some of the famous and not … Continue reading

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Links on the Chain

On Saturday, I went to Hartford to attend a Rally to Save the American Dream in support of the workers in Wisconsin. The best part of the demonstration was singing Solidarity Forever.  The events in Wisconsin seemed to have revived … Continue reading

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Onto Next Year

I don’t usually make specific New Year’s resolutions. I do frequently make lists and sometimes they include more long-term goals or projects. Over a year ago, I started tweeting, which led to a chain reaction where I wound up blogging … Continue reading

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Agent Anxiety

I found a publisher for Brewing Battles without the help of an agent. I wrote queries to both agents and publishers. I got two positive responses from different publishers before any agent said they would represent me. I sent eleven … Continue reading

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News

I recently got a yearlong appointment as a Five College Women’s Studies Research Center Associate. I actually found out in April but I have been very busy and a little reluctant to toot my own horn.  I got the associateship … Continue reading

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Women’s Dinners

I attended the Little Berks Friday and Saturday at Mount Holyoke College. The Little Berks dates back to 1930, starting as an organization for historians who were women.  In the 1970s, the group began holding conferences on women’s history, broadly … Continue reading

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Book Review: Good Morning, Miss Dove

Frances Gray Patton published Good Morning, Miss Dove in 1954. It was an immediate success. Prior to writing this novel, she had published short stories in various magazines, including Harpers and the New Yorker. Patton was also a faculty wife … Continue reading

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