You have to love this cemetery!

Pankhurst went on speaking tours and, as attempts to win the vote failed, she and her allies staged protest marches, started breaking windows again, and were imprisoned for damaging property. She continued organizing women inside Halloway and resisted force-deeding by guards by threatening them with her water jug.

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Have the crones made poor decisions?

Leaning toward Marxism in the 1960s did not comfortably fit with being a housewife, but some of us gradually moved from the conservative politics of our parents to what stood for social democracy in America, and from marriage to perceived independence. Our daughters turned out differently, and our granddaughters even more so.

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You’re in for a shock

The unsustainable high cost of long-term care is the subject of a column in The Guardian. The Prime Minister seems to have promised to address the problem, as the earlier projected amount needed to live ten years after retirement falls short. The £72,000 cap proposed for each person’s spending before the state kicks in to

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The Art of Graying Nebraska

Like a lotta men, they don’t talk much about their feelings. You have to watch their faces carefully.

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Art-makers alert!

“Don’t Quit Your Day Job,” warns artist and filmmaker Juri Koll of  Los Angeles  (New York Times, November 8, 2013). Koll describes yet another unintended result of increasing college costs: full-time artists may become extinct. He explains:

“In the United States there are about 115,000 young people who graduate from college with art degrees every

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