Posts tagged #familyhistory
Joan is a Speaker!

Last Saturday, I spoke at a Domestic Violence Symposium at the Universalist Church in Minneapolis. The event was sponsored by the Association of Universalist Women and my MN National Organization for Women chapter.

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This is the second blog post of a four-part series on Domestic Violence (DV). Today’s post will focus on safety and legislative issues. In the final two posts, I will share some personal experiences, some of which are featured in The Best Girl.

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Family Research

The writing of The Best Girl required me to research my dad’s family. I have very little memory of my paternal grandparents or my dad’s siblings and, after about age eight, we were almost completely estranged from them. This blog post summarizes how I went about assembling that part of my family history.

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