Double Down posts in Howell

Mar 27, 2013 | Posted by Bobbie Ann Howell

The best thing so far about blogging, besides getting to feel like I am moving a bit more into the world of technological connectivity, is hearing from people who have read the Nevada Humanities blog and felt a sense of the Nevada we are sharing. Thank you for reading; it is wonderful to hear from you.  

March is Women’s History Month and, since my last blog about the various places that intersect our lives, I have been thinking about the people who have also walked alongside me. Many of them have been women of strength and beauty – the kind of women who strike out and have made a difference in their world – worked, loved, and reached out to others.  As girls, there are many women from history who we learn about who spark our imagination, like...

Feb 24, 2013 | Posted by Bobbie Ann Howell

Okay, so in my first blog I may have confused essay and blog. I do, however, like the idea of “ramblings” quite a bit and this has given me a little freedom to meander. Meandering, it is comforting to know, has been going on for eons – people moving about and crossing over the paths of others, looking for new horizons, places, people, and resources – going on a “walk about” as Rachel, my office mate, now has me saying. I think of all the great quests found in literature and history, meandering in the real world and within our minds. Ideas mull around inside our thoughts looking for a place to land.

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