Centennial Memoir – Volume II

Centennial Memoir – Volume II

by Peggy Kalpakian Johnson Peggy Kalpakian Johnson became a writer in her nineties. She published memoir essays in various venues and the book, Centennial Memoir, in 2019. She was born Pakradouhi Kalpakian, March 26, 1922, in Constantinople, Turkey, to Armenian...

Expecting the World: Learning from Women in Left-Out Places

by Jerri Dell Expecting the World is the story of one woman’s unlikely thirty-year rise through a male-dominated international organization, to pioneer a new approach to women in development, improve livelihoods and reduce poverty. It is an intimate account...

Ocean of Time

by Robert A. Duke Dreams are harmless (even beneficial) until you try to make them your reality. Having realized a fragment of his dream-to see the world from the deck of his own boat-pushed Robert Duke to the precipice of a life-altering decision. He leased his...

Heart of This Family: Lessons in Down Syndrome and Love

by Linda Morrow 1966, the Beatles and “Leave It To Beaver” reign, the Vietnam War and Civil Rights rage, feminism is unheard of, and Linda’s first baby is diagnosed with Down syndrome. Linda refuses to institutionalize him, determined to raise Steve at home. For the...

In Search of Pink Flamingos by Susan GreisenA young woman defies her parents’ demands to become a farmer’s wife. At age nineteen, with a suitcase full of farm-smarts and a license to be a practical nurse, Susan joins the Peace Corps in Africa. She meets...

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