MishMash and Thoughts

Post (c) Doris McCraw According to Merriam-Webster the definition of mishmash is a confused mixture of things. It perfectly defines life right now. (No, I'm not talking politics. I leave that to those who are passionate about it.) So what do I mean by life right now? Life is and always has been confusing. We … Continue reading MishMash and Thoughts

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Courage

This post (c) Doris McCraw All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. e. e. cummings Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. Mark Twain Faced with what is right, … Continue reading Courage

A Little Bit of Why

Post copyright by Doris McCraw We all seem to have the Big Why in our lives. Why did I do this, or that. We tend to beat ourselves up over some mistake. Let's take a look at the Little Why. Why do I continue to comment on other people's blog post even when they do … Continue reading A Little Bit of Why

Doc Susie’s Colorado Contemporaries

Post copyright by Doris McCraw/Angela Raines-author As the Pikes Peak Library District Symposium draws closer, I've spent more time looking at the larger picture of the women doctors who received their license to practice medicine around the same time as Susan, Doc Susie, Anderson, who started her practice in Cripple Creek, Colorado in 1897. She … Continue reading Doc Susie’s Colorado Contemporaries

Is It Worth Saving?

Post copyright by Doris McCraw For those who wonder, the program went well in Victor on March 19. Great audience and I was gifted with the pleasure of meeting the grand daughter of Dr. Kate Yont, who may have practiced in Victor, Colorado prior to 1900. She had someone drive her from a little over … Continue reading Is It Worth Saving?

A LITTLE JOURNEY

Post copyright by Doris McCraw/Angela Raines The weather has been a bit crazy for some folks this year, either we're colder/hotter or dryer/wetter than usual. Of course we can always fall back on the topic of the weather, but today is something special. Why special, because every day is special if you make it. I've … Continue reading A LITTLE JOURNEY

CIVILIZATION

Post copyright 2016 by Doris McCraw The opinions in this post are that of the author. I make this statement in advance of the topic of this post. If you wish to take over a civilization and its people, destroy their history. When you stop to think about what we as a people believe, what would … Continue reading CIVILIZATION

No, I’ve Not Forgotten

Post copyright 2016 by Doris McCraw/Angela Raines-author         With the Holidays behind us, resolutions maybe forgotten, I've still not forgotten the Women Doctors in Colorado prior to 1900. While I've posted different post, I've been pretty constant in my research. These women have worked their way into my psyche and I don't … Continue reading No, I’ve Not Forgotten

Delightful Details

Post copyright Doris McCraw As I work to complete my short story for a Medieval Anthology, along with a Western one and a proposal for next years History Symposium, I am having fun with those delightful details. In the midst of preparing this post, the link for a music video came through. Talk about details. … Continue reading Delightful Details

GROOMING THE CAT by Doris

    Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw I thought I'd take a break from writing about individual women doctors and investigate a related topic, grooming the cat. If anyone has tried this exercise, you know it is filled with challenges, frustrations and maybe a bit of laughter. Okay a lot of laughter; after the … Continue reading GROOMING THE CAT by Doris