Tag Archives: Lucrezia Marinella

Nasty Woman, Venetian Style

After the recent U.S. presidential election, Urban Dictionary defines a “Nasty Woman” this way: “An intelligent female who is adept at putting ignorant men in their place.” “Her: My Social Security payroll contribution will go up, as will Donald’s — … Continue reading

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“It’s Time to Redefine Beauty”

Check out this new website, which promotes nonfiction books by posting articles about their topics. As NFReads.com says on the site, “Learn something new every week: get weekly updates on interesting articles by nonfiction authors and discover their books.” It … Continue reading

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Nexus

“Nexus: the central and most important point or place: The nexus of all this activity was the disco.” Isn’t that a great sample sentence? (Courtesy of my computer’s dictionary.) Nexus is also the name of the newsletter printed by my publisher, Supernova Edizione, in … Continue reading

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A Noble and Excellent Woman

“But in our times there are few women who apply themselves to study of the military arts, since men, fearing to lose their authority and become women’s servants, often forbid them even to learn to read or write,” (Nobility 79) … Continue reading

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Haver and Griest and Risamante and Meandra

Yesterday, two American women graduated from the Army’s ranger school, the first to ever do so. Kristen Griest and Shaye Haver proved that they can meet the same tough requirements as the men who apply, and they have the strength, … Continue reading

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