Mozart Had a Sister

Mozart had a sister who played as masterfully as he but Nanneral was married off, a career cut short because Ms. Mozart was a "she"   Ros Franklin spent her whole career X-raying DNA but Crick and Watson got the Prize using all her work along the way   The French Queen never said that... Continue Reading →

Castle on a Cloud

Like many, I waited to see if a piece of history would be leveled. Paris and Hugo and Hemingway. Bells and bell towers, hunchbacks and fear of the marginalized. Asylum, refuge. And above all, the infuriating human trait of naiveté. ***** We humans, sacks of blood and bone, architects of these castles in the sky,... Continue Reading →

Women’s History Month: Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958)

Confession: I have a semi-obsession with today's featured woman. Rosalind Franklin was born in London in 1920. By the age of 15, she knew she wanted to be a scientist. Her father, however, wanted her to be a social worker. Nevertheless, she persisted. She entered Newnham College in 1938. By 1945, she had earned a... Continue Reading →

Women’s History Month–Deborah Sampson (1760-1827)

Deborah Sampson was born in 1760 in Plympton, Massachusetts. Her father never returned from a sea voyage, and in dire financial straits, unable to support Deborah and her siblings, her mother arranged for them to live with local families. Around age 10, Deborah was bonded to a family where she worked both in the home... Continue Reading →

Women’s History Month–Madam C.J. Walker (1867-1919)

If I asked you to name the first female self-made millionaire in the United States, would you correctly identify Sarah Breedlove, a.k.a. Madam C.J. Walker? Walker was born in 1867 in Louisiana. She suffered from a scalp issue which resulted in hair loss, and with that in mind, created a line of hair care products.... Continue Reading →

Women’s History Month–Sybil Ludington (1761-1839)

Sybil, born in 1761, was the eldest of 12 children. Sybil's father Henry Ludington was a militia officer of the 7th Regiment of the Dutchess County Militia, a volunteer regiment of local men during the Revolutionary War. In 1777, British troops (likely rolling in rum) were burning and looting the town of Danbury, Connecticut. Henry needed... Continue Reading →

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