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I’m feeling very optimistic about the future of Philadelphia NOW!
Nina Ahmad, new President of Philadelphia NOW I’m feeling more optimistic about NOW and very optimistic about the future of Philadelphia NOW. We have a diverse new leadership team and one of our active members and past president, Caryn Hunt, is the preside...
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Discussion of Feminism in Philadelphia with Veteran Feminists Florence Cohen ,Judy Mathe Foley and Sharon Wallis
I have so enjoyed the opportunity to discuss Feminism in Philadelphia: The Glory Years, 1968-1982 with many of the wonderful women who were part of the story of second wave feminism in Philadelphia. Many thanks to Sherrie Cohen for arranging a reading/ disc...
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Why are central Paris hotels so expensive?
One of our first Paris hotels, Les Maronniers When we returned to Paris we stayed at Hotel Le Six in Montparnasse, a charming, well-located hotel which (like all Paris hotels) costs far too much for a small room. This is our favorite part of Paris and over ...
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Philly Voter Turn-out:: How low can it go?
Election Day was a depressing affair. My Mt. Airy division had a turn-out 3 times that of the city wide average of 11.3 %, but that’s not much of a consolation. According to an article posted in Philly.com “only 11.3 percent of the city’s 1.1 million reg...
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So happy to be back in Paris ! The 2013 France diaries, Part I
We were so happy to be back in Paris. The last time we were in Paris was during our sabbatical in 1999 and we never thought it would be almost 14 years before we returned. After the dollar tanked in relation to the Euro in the early 2,000’s, we started goi...
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December 9, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Person: Karen Bojar at kbojar1@verizon.net. Nina Ahmad, Ph.D. to lead the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for Women New Slate of Officers Elected to the Philadelphia Chapter of the multi-issue progressive feminist advocacy group ...
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Happy Thanksgivukkah!
Another wonderful Thanksgiving dinner with my sister and her extended family of relatives and friends! I really enjoy these intergenerational holidays. Since Rick and I do not have grandchildren and my sister does not have grandchildren, and most of my goo...
Another wonderful Thanksgiving dinner with my sister and her extended family of relatives and friends! I really enjoy these intergenerational holidays. Since Rick and I do not have grandchildren and my sister does not have grandchildren, and most of my good friends do not have grandchildren, ...
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Bordeaux, the Medoc and St. Emilion: The 2013 France diaries, Part III
The Main Square, Place de la Bourse, in Bordeaux We really didn’t want to leave the Dordogne. That’s the downside of trip with a pre-planned itinerary. We had already booked the next stop and so off we went to Bordeaux—the only major French city we’d never ...
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The Dordogne: As beautiful as I remembered
Rick and I visited the Dordogne in the mid-1980’s and I had always wanted to return. The Dordogne is farming country and those gorgeous vegetable gardens were every bit as beautiful as I remembered. And yes, a row of lettuce can be heartbreakingly beautifu...
Rick and I visited the Dordogne in the mid-1980's and I had always wanted to return. The Dordogne is farming country and those gorgeous vegetable gardens were every bit as beautiful as I remembered. And yes, a row of lettuce can be heartbreakingly beautiful. This time, in a concession to old age ...
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The War on Drugs: The shame of the baby-boom generation.
The movement to legalize marijuana is getting more attention of late. At the recent PA Democratic State Committee meeting, delegates were raising the issues with candidates for the 2014 gubernatorial and legislative races. The State Committee Black Caucus ...
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