ON THE BACK BURNER

June 15

Wonder Woman, I am reading, was a progressive feminist. She was modeled after women family members who were outspoken about women's rights, civil rights , and equal rights. In 1942 , when WW was first published, she was fighting evil, intolerance,fighting for democracy,freedom,justice and equal rights. She organized boycotts, strikes and political rallies. No wonder she was a wonder woman. I am amazed that I am learning so much by reading a book about a comic strip character. I also learned about woman going into the work force when the men were off to war. Like Rosy the Riveter. The women filled the men's role, working in factories, getting men's salaries.The men came back, the women were asked to leave so the men could have their jobs back and when the women wanted to work, they then got lower salaries. No wonder Wonder Woman had a lot to say. Maybe that is what my Mother admired about her. WW had a voice, even if she was in a comic book. Maybe it was a voice that my Mother thought she didn't have. But I have it.

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29.08 | 13:45

Don't quite know how this got to me but it was on the top line of my computer (not in email) But I really enjoyed it. I truly admire you.

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31.07 | 07:02

Leona, do you have a date or a booked flight that you come back ?

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20.07 | 13:55

Everything sounds so wonderful Leona. Venice will seem boring . I would want to move to Portownsend where the kids are living. All sounds great . Is there?

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That lavender sounds very nice!

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