Category Archives: Women

Ohio Woman Recalls Kissing King as Infant

I confess. I chose this headline to attract attention, but it actually happened. On a sunny April afternoon in 1895, the Prince of Wales’ governess allowed Lizzie Essen and other servants to hold the infant who grew up to become … Continue reading

Posted in Correspondence, Postcards, Women

Mrs. Johnson–or how I learned to write a story

Yesterday was International Women’s Day, and in the evening I attended “Women’s Words,” two hours of women sharing their stories through the written word. Some stories filled the room with laughter while others made us nod in agreement as we … Continue reading

Posted in Women, Writing