Go ahead, be a wench - an Adventurous Wench!

Adventurous wenches

Wing walker Gladys Ingles

Daring young woman on the flying machine

You've got to see this! Can you imagine anyone doing something like this today? The video isn't the greatest quality - it's from the 1920s. But what you can see is amazing. She has no safety line, no parachute, nothing but guts! Gladys Ingles was a member of a barnstorming troupe... Read article...

Edge of Taos Desert

Edge of Taos Desert, a Woman's Adventure in Taos

Taos always brings me back to one of my favorite books - Edge of Taos Desert. In the early 1900s Mabel Dodge Sterne was a high-society New York city socialite. She decided to visit Santa Fe, New Mexico, a place hardly anyone in New York had heard of. Little did she know how this would affect her... Read article...

Lucille Ball, Yank Army Weekly, 1945

Lucille Ball: One thing I learned the hard way

"One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself." ~ Lucille Ball . . . When I think of Lucy, I have to smile. The first image that comes to mind is the chocolate factory! ... Read article...