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Wise Women

In honor of Women’s History Month, I’ve gathered a cornucopia of favorite quotes to inspire and energize us all:

“Inspiration usually comes during work, not before it.” 239 more words

Books by Edna Ferber

I have read several books by Edna Ferber, recently. I have a couple more books of hers to read.

Her writing speaks to me on many levels, aside from the fact that she began writing in 1911-her first novel, Dawn O’Hara, the Girl Who Laughed. 332 more words


Quotable Women ~ February 10th

“Big doesn’t necessarily mean better. Sunflowers aren’t better than violets.”

~ Edna Ferber (1885-1968), American Novelist


Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.

-Edna Ferber

Have a blessed Holy night, everyone!

Quote Of The Day


Letter from Mr. Clarke. Awoke at 10–breakfast 11:45. Read and finished “Let the Hurricane Roar.” Started “Cimarron.” Short thunderstorm. Didn’t write to Mama today.

Cover Reveal: Cafe Europa by Ed Ifkovic

In 1914, as rumors of war float across Europe, Edna Ferber travels to Budapest with Winifred Moss, a famous London suffragette, to visit the homeland of her dead father and to see the sights. 13 more words

The Chicago Literary Renaissance

At the onset of the 20th century, Chicago had become the nation’s Second City, a Midwest Leviathan, a center of commerce and industry. The poet Carl Sandburg, born in downstate Galesburg, arrives in Chicago in 1912. 450 more words