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March 22 2007 Work & Family Newsletter

Hi Work and Family members,

Just about everyone is Blogging. I have on online journal (blog) that I
share with friends. I have made it a part of my signature at the bottom of
my personal e-mails. I find that it is a good way to stay in touch with a
lot of people at one time without much effort. Whenever I send an e-mail
to my friends they can take a look see what’s going on in life (and my head).

This week I talk about using a Blog in the workplace.

*On the Job - Workplace Blogs*
Have you ever thought of using a blog to disseminate workplace information
and news instead of a printed newsletter?

Did you miss last week’s article?

*Household Hints for Vinegar, Salt and Baking Soda*
It's spring cleaning time. Think about 'going green' and using natural
products to make things fresh. This 'use of vinegar, salt and baking soda'
list continues to change and grow.

*Quotes for Inspiration*

+Power is the ability not to have to please. --Elizabeth Janeway
+I am a woman above everything else. --Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
+Sure, I'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself
someday.--Lillian Carter at age 85

*Important Birthdays During National Women's Month*

March 23, 1857 (1915) - Fannie Farmer - authored famous cookbook, "The
Boston Cooking-School Cookbook", including accurate and specific
ingredient measurements for the first time that would become standardized
cooking measurements

March 23, 1924 (1980) - Bette Nesmith Graham - invented Liquid Paper in
her kitchen; sold her company to Gillette Corp. for $47.5 million; created
2 foundations to help women find new ways to make a living.

March 24, 1826 (1898) - Matilda Joslyn Gage - Suffragist, women's rights
activist and theorist, historian

March 24, 1912 - Dorothy Height - Served over 40 years as President,
National Council of Negro Women; 2002 NWHP Women's History Month honoree

March 25, 1935 - Gloria Steinem - Women's rights activist and journalist;
founding editor of Ms. Magazine; helped found National Women's Political
Caucus, the Women's Action Alliance, and the Coalition of Labor Union

March 26, 1930 - Sandra Day O'Connor - First woman to join Supreme Court
as justice (1981)

March 27, 1924 (1990) - Sarah Vaughan - World renown jazz singer and
pianist known as the "Divine One"

Source: National Women's History Project


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Be careful, be safe,

Vannie Ryanes, Work & Family Editor

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The family. We were a strange little band of characters trudging through
life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another’s desserts,
hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms,
inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving,
laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that bound
us all together. —Erma Bombeck

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