VENTURE GIRLS | a book by the creator of VentureLab Cristal Glangchai, PhD
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ENOUGH AS SHE IS | a book by Rachel Simmons
WOMAN WALKING AHEAD | a book by Eileen Pollack
I just just finished reading this book, or listening to it on Audible rather, for the second time. All 16 hours of the book have graced my ears and brain, TWICE! That is 32 hours of glorious adventure, learning and history. It is that good! It is worthy of the SUPER NERD AWARD, a deep dive into the world of a woman named Catherine Weldon who made decisions that were more than abnormal for her era. A woman who took chances and put herself out on the line in order to help "her Indian friends." A woman that I have grown to admire over these two readings.
The life of Catherine Weldon has also recently been made into a movie, a Holly film starring Jessica Chastain. A film that completely destroys any and all of the historical reality of Weldon's life, a tragic flaw that allows for readers to ignore her reality and replace it with a simplified, romanticized, VERY WRONG version of what happened. I am writing a twelve page paper about it and maybe I will be crazy to publish it here after I get my grade.
HERE is a TIME article detailing some of the historical inaccuracies, it too hold a few facts that are indeed wrong, but it does a good job showing you how the story was minimized and gives a bit of context in case you are open to the content but will never read the book or watch the movie.
GO OUT AND SEEK BRAINY STUFF!
More often than sugary, sweet stuff!
LOVE YOU ALL.
here's to many a good hour spent reading :)