Doughnut Quilts: Salute to Donut Dolly

  “With its clubs for recreation, its coffee and doughnuts in the forward areas… (with) the devotion and warmhearted sympathy of the Red Cross girl.. The Red Cross has often seemed to be the friendly hand of this nation, reaching across the sea to sustain its fighting men.”- Allied Commander…

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National Women’s History – The Threads that Bind Women Together

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt   The brisk winds of March howl around the house, pressing on the window panes, seeping cool air into imperceptible cracks. Cuddled in a quilt, the winds of remembrance swirl in my mind. In the warmth of…

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Five Fears of Eleanor Roosevelt

“You have nothing to fear, but fear itself.”                                                 -President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fireside Chat Fear is the mind-killer. Conquering fear is essential in survival. Eleanor realized that at an early age. She spent her life fighting her “fight or flight” responses with detached responses. By facing the experiences…

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