Hi Adventure Philanthropists,
All things great on this end! Movin’ and groovin’ and enjoying life! Hope you are too!
AP the Book > At my signing in Sonoma last week, I handed a woman her book and she promptly turned my hand over and gave me an impromptu palm reading. Among other things, she confirmed that I would enjoy a long life – Yay!
And now for the articles this week:
New > Passing the Test
Last week, through friends, I heard of a teenage girl who had been assaulted and her parents were being unsupportive (i.e. slut shaming her about the incident). My friends wanted this teen to know that there were people out there who believed and supported her and that had had similar experiences.
So, a group of women got together to write about experiences with sexual harassment and assault. I decided to join the 13 other women and contribute. My only hesitation was choosing which incident to write about. I decided to focus on one that occurred when I was a teen also.
Favorite > Scaling Mt. Sinai: An Act of Faith
My first trip to Egypt was 4-5 years ago. That first time, I was looking forward to checking out the Sinai, the cradle of Judeo-Christian-Islamic civilization. My plan was to get educated and get some exercise. Here’s a quickie tour of the Sinai Peninsula:
Photo of the Week > 3 Women Doctors
This 1885 photo by PRI's The World features 3 women: Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria. Each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. They were educated by the Quakers in Philadelphia, the only place in the world at the time where women could study medicine.
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Long life to us all (and see you on the road)!