My Grandmother Was A Feminist Icon Before That Was Even A Thing

Women’s History Month is upon us again. And Facebook’s algorithms are probably slamming your newsfeed. This is a picture of my grandmother, Polly Winkles Holmes, ever the politically active do-gooder of her day. She led the Decatur branch of The Women’s League of Voters; and, administrated retirement villages for the elderly at a time when […]

My Youtube Channel: Southern Belle Humanism

Tallulah Bankhead and Zelda Fitzgerald, especially the latter, are two of my favorite Southern Belles. There’s a gross misnomer regarding Southern Belles as being all “proper” and well-behaved in the traditional sense. Well, in their day, Southern Belles had a sense of decorum – yes. They were charming, polite… BUT they had their boundaries and […]