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Today is the 100th anniversary of ratification of the 19th amendment, which guarantees the right for women to vote
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IMG_0001On Aug. 18, 1920, Tennessee legislators voted to ratify the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing the right for women to vote. It was the largest granting of suffrage in the history of the United States.

As with the cancelation of everything else, events to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage were canceled.

However, on the 100th anniversary of the Tennessee General Assembly’s vote, women in my community gathered at a the state library next to a statue of Mark Twain to celebrate. Mark Twain said women should have the right to vote.

It was fun to celebrate such a joyous occasion.

Meanwhile, boomer bloggers are writing about:

  • Whether things baby boomers like are actually “cool.”
  • The decision to treat yourself for a trip to the nail salon during a raging pandemic.
  • Thirty-five ways to cut your grocery bill.
  • Why shift dresses are a good to wear during summer hot weather.
  • How to be creative at work.
  • How to have a Zoom cocktail hour.

Carol Cassara of Heart•Mind•Soul writes about these articles in the Best of Boomer Blogs #663. Click here to get the links. And be sure to join in the conversations. Boomer bloggers appreciate hearing from readers.


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