Operation Meetinghouse

Operation Meetinghouse

Operation Meetinghouse? A little talked of act of genocide brought to life for the manga generation. Gya. Help! It’s Hot! Moma! Uwa! Daddy! It hurts! Help! The following facts are not disputed. On the night of 9-10th March 1945 three hundred and thirty four US B29 Superfortress bombers took three hours to overfly Tokyo and […]

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Inspiring things to do: rock climbing

Inspiring things to do: rock climbing

Wilderness is not a luxury, it is essential for the human spirit. I hardly sleep… “another suitcase, another hall” … it’s a little how this holiday in the canyon lands of Arizona and Utah is feeling. I have been longing for total immersion in the stark, stunning and extraordinary landscape of the desert but my […]

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Interview with Holland Taylor, actress and playwright

Interview with Holland Taylor, actress and playwright

Emmy Award winning Holland Taylor talks about her greatest accomplishment and giving one’s all. On January 14th, 2013 Holland Taylor celebrated her 70th birthday. Eight weeks later, her self-penned two-act play, ‘Ann” about the legendary Governor of Texas, Ann Richards opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre in New York City’s famed Lincoln Centre. It was […]

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Ann Richards: The Lost Fire

Ann Richards:  The Lost Fire

Freedom Chevalier brings alive the figure of Ann Richards, politician and feminist icon, whose warmth and words still inspire today. In 1991 Ann Richards became the governor of Texas, only the second female ever to take this position in 150 years. Ann Richards was born in Texas in 1933. She spent her childhood in the […]

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Book Club: ABC Minneapolis

Book Club: ABC Minneapolis

We meet the ABC book club, from Minneapolis USA. The ABC Book Club began in early 2013 when several women in our Minneapolis neighborhood began talking about the need to get together without our children. We meet every six weeks, rain or shine, after the kids are in bed. Lots of wine, great conversation, and […]

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