I've been immersed in all things related to the Ohio River as I pitch a book on the racial legacy of the country's longest slavery border (north of the Ohio River was slavery-free per the Northwest Ordinance in 1787, all 981 miles of it).
Social media platforms are blowing up with the campaign #MeToo that protests the culture of silence around sexual assault. While the hashtag is used mostly by women, others are coming forward with their stories of abuse too. If my beloved mamaw were alive today, I’m not sure she would join the campaign, but she certainly had […]
Many middle aged women like me -- the pre-Title IX babies -- didn't have the opportunity to explore our physical natures growing up. Motorcycling has unleashed my adventurous side. I'd always thought of Title IX as a sports law, but athletics is just the start. Perhaps what we're seeing in the workplace is a direct result of this law.
Any motorcyclist will tell you to GET OFF the interstates to find the soul of a place and I did that whenever possible. Using my trusty Roadside America I found plenty to do along Highway 36 after leaving Colorado, beginning with They Also Ran, also known as the "Gallery of Presidential Also-Rans. "
This travel blog will feature books about the regions I'll travel this summer along with those on motorcycles, women in mid-life with a dose of wanderlust, and whatever else I think fits the theme. Up this month: Investment Biker, Adventure Capitalist, Tales of a Female Nomad, Lincoln Highway, and The Cactus Eaters.