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Where to Fall in Love

Two nights ago I attended the “Turning of the Year” Ball for the English Country Dancers. It took place in downtown Rochester at the Jonathan Child

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Contemporaries of the Anthonys

A Christmas Tale

The Rochester Anthonys were not in the habit of celebrating Christmas until the end of the 19th century. “We Quakers don’t make much of Christmas,” Susan said

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Not All Men Look Alike

At writer’s group last night, one of my friends gently noted that I seemed to have a preoccupation with hair. Well, yes. One easy way to

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The Life of Susan B. Anthony

Susan B.’s Quilt Comes Home

The Legler Barn Stitchers (pictured on this post) of Lenexa, Kansas were an excellent choice to complete the replica of Susan B.’s quilt. They had plenty

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The Life of Susan B. Anthony

Joining the Quilt Layers

Susan’s original LeMoyne Star quilt now rests in the vault of the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC), safely preserved but too fragile to be

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The Life of Susan B. Anthony

Following Susan B.

This week my two new friends Connie Logan and Jinny Vogel-Polizzi retraced Susan B.’s steps from Susan B.’s birthplace in Adams, Massachusetts to her adult home in Rochester,

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Contemporaries of the Anthonys

Dinner guests would rock U.S. history

Susan B. Anthony’s family dinners in Rochester, NY were stimulating events in the mid-nineteenth century. In that humble farmhouse, an enclave of famous writers and

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