The A to Z Blogging Challenge Occurs in the Month of April I have been blogging since the last millenium. I remember first participating and completing the A to Z Blogging Challenge in 2012 via my Reason Creek blog. In 2014 I started a new project that incorporates all the passions about which I research and write and return to over and over and which, through the use of mind … [Read more...] about A to Z of Iconic Reflection
A to Z - 2018 - Feminine Icons
The Influence of One Woman If you ask readers to name two successful African American women writers you will probably hear Alice Walker and Toni Morrison in reply. But if you go back another generation the reply, if the respondent is savvy in history and literature, has to be Zora Neale Hurston. But she was so much more than a novelist. Like so many women Zora was almost … [Read more...] about Iconic Z: Zora Neale Hurston
You knew this was coming, didn't you? I want to make sure that if you are reading this, and are a woman of any sort, that you know you are an Iconic Woman, and that you are iconically feminine. You have control over this. Words are powerful and whatever you see yourself as, whatever you call yourself, is what you put out into the world for others to see, amplify, and reflect … [Read more...] about Iconic Y: You Are Iconic
Writing a themed-post on the letter X is a task with limited options. Fewer words begin with the letter X in the English language than any other letter. Even with the inclusion of Ex words we have an exceptionally small number of words with which to work. My theme for this A to Z challenge is Iconic Femininity. So let's review Genetic Xes and Speculative Fiction that … [Read more...] about Iconic X: Oryx and Crake & the X Chromosome Meet Madame X
I had written quite a bit, about Wonder Woman for the W post, but like some earlier entries, I held off on publication, and am glad I did. I still adore the concept of a wonder woman, not to be confused with a superwoman, but a concept I love even more is the concept of the Woke Woman. She is the real superhero. She is us. We are awakening. You woke? If you aren't you … [Read more...] about Iconic W: Can White Women Be Woke?