Fun Photo Friday: Badass Female Scottish 1900s Rock Climbers

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(All the credit for this amazing photo and story goes to Edinburgh Live.) This Friday's Fun Photo shows members of the Ladies' Scottish Climbing Club wearing--well, as you can see--the immensely practical and athletic clothing worn by all women in the 1900s...as they climb a rock face. See that rope around their waists? That was … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Badass Female Scottish 1900s Rock Climbers

Excerpt: On the Ferry

Today's Book Launch Week excerpt has our Horseshoes and Hand Grenades narrators Shelby and Astrid on the ferry to Martha's Vineyard for a summer weekend. Our two heroes are joined by their good friend Tina, who doesn't get much attention in snippets about the book, but is a very important figure in the lives of … Continue reading Excerpt: On the Ferry

The USWNT, Arrogance and Our National Double Standard

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I love the U.S. Women’s national soccer team.  My infatuation is rooted in my youth. I grew up with soccer, in a small Maine town where the school population and budget were too small to support a football team. My three brothers played, and the teams regularly won regional and state titles. And I reveled … Continue reading The USWNT, Arrogance and Our National Double Standard