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emma nutt

Let’s Celebrate Emma M. Nutt Day

And who is this Emma person? She was the world’s first female telephone operator. Which raises a couple of important questions, especially for younger readers. First, what’s a telephone operator, and, second,
September 9, 2023
equinox

Equal Day + Equal Night = Equinox

The Autumnal Equinox is September 23. This marks the official beginning of the fall season in the northern hemisphere when the hours of daylight and nighttime are equal. The northern hemisphere will become
September 9, 2023

What I’m Reading

Just finished CNN anchor Jake Tapper’s All The Demons Are Here. The two point-of-view characters are Ike Marder, an AWOL Marine hiding from Idaho Nazis who hooks up with Evel Knievel who, Tapper fantasizes, is
September 8, 2023
Barbies

Women’s Equality Day is August 26

On August 26 we celebrate Women’s Equality Day. And in a wild coincidence, the Mattel toy company has launched a lineup of dolls spotlighting high-achieving women just as it’s new movie, Barbie,
August 2, 2023
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