WELCOME

Women, this blog is a celebration of our collective history through the ages and throughout the world. Amazing stories that have been buried in dusty corners away from the light. Help us to shed light on all these amazing stories. Read our blog and then visit us at the Women's Mercury to learn about our ongoing projects.

BEINGWOMAN AND THE WOMEN'S MERCURY OUR MISSION

To challenge women in the local, national and international communities to find their voices, share their stories, and pass them to the next generation of women through participation in the arts.





THE WOMEN'S MERCURY WEBSITE
Click here to visit us!
http://www.womensmercury.com/

"Someone, I say will remember us in the future."
Sappho

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

July 16


Born this day in 1836, Marietta Holley. A humorist writer as popular as Mark Twain. Ms. Holley published under the name, "Josiah Allen's wife". Mrs. Allen who lived in a small town and often traveled. Always packed her small town common sense and wisdom that always helped the big city folk out- and with much laughter.
Cliara Offreduccio was born this day in 1194.
Religious founder of "The Order of Saint Clair" better known as the "Poor Clair's".
Fleeing her father's home to avoid a marriage, Clair found protection with Saint Frances of Assisi as one of his followers. This lead Clair to founding a sister-
order named "The Poor Ladies" and only after Saint Clair's death was the name changed to "The Order of the Saint Clare's" an order that still exist today.