Tag Archives : Chris Lombardi

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On Batting 1,000

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
Chris, our inspired and inspiring editor, informed our board that we reached our 1000th entry today. It occurred to us that the news reached the Board, who first met in my kitchen four years ago,  in precisely the same places as our readers find themselves. Some of us are at near low points on our journeys, and others are in…
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Dr. Pat: 1,000 Posts Later

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
Patricia Yarberry Allen: Blog number 1000 went up today at www.womensvoicesforchange.org. We began to write on November 21st, 2006. We chose to write to create a realistic portrait of women over 40. We knew that we were not the stock characters in sit coms. We knew that we weren’t invisible. We knew that we were just reaching our peak. We…
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At 61, She Displayed the Ultimate “Grace Under Pressure”

By Chris Lombardi
Grazie, Shirley de Lucia. That’s what I kept thinking last night as I watched TV reports about the Hero of Binghamton — the woman  in the small city of Binghamton, New York. She worked as a volunteer, in a center that helped legal immigrants study English and study for their citizenship exams, until one sociopath walked in and shot her…
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WVFC Inauguration Liveblog, Part One

By Womens Voices for Change
To celebrate today’s historic inauguration, WVFC has been posting notes from all our contributors, from board members to commenters. (Ed.) Thinking about Obama’s inauguration and our nation’s chance for renewal, I want the mood of our nation to once again entertain the hopes we had in the 1960s, when we believed we could really change the world. His campaign stirred…
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